Press RoomSafe Harbor
June 25, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Discover Local Lighthouses in Safe Harbor: Lighthouses of Green Bay at the Neville Public Museum
Safe Harbor: Lighthouses of Green Bay is a brand new exhibit on the museum’s second floor mezzanine. The exhibit features historic photographs of lighthouses in Green Bay from the Neville Public Museum’s collection, as well as recent photographs taken by lighthouse enthusiast George McCourt.
Safe Harbor also features an eight-foot tall scale model of the 1848 Long Tail Point lighthouse, three Fresnel lens models, as well as two original lighthouse keeper logs from the Grassy Island Lighthouse. Visitors to the exhibit will also be able to download a smartphone app that will extend the exhibit beyond the museum and allow visitors to navigate to the physical locations of the lighthouses.
Safe Harbor: Lighthouses of Green Bay is sponsored by the Byron L. Walter Family Trust, Green Bay Packaging, Inc., Schneider National Foundation, and the Cornerstone Foundation of Northeastern Wisconsin.
Thanks also to the Wisconsin Public Service Foundation, the K.C. Stock Foundation, Dr. Richard and Ellen Horak, the Green Bay Packers Foundation, the Kaap Charitable Trust, the Joseph & Sarah VanDrisse Trust, Diane and Patrick Ford, and Pomp’s Tire Service for their support.
Special thank you to George McCourt, David and Dr. Jane Jelinek, and Zymo Entertainment.
Neville Public Museum Foundation
210 Museum Place
Green Bay, WI 54303
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