The Story Behind Michigan’s Most Famous Shipwreck Will Completely Captivate You

You’ve likely heard of the Edmund Fitzgerald during history class or in Gordon Lightfoot’s famous song about the ship’s ill-fated voyage, but do you know the true story behind this tragic Michigan event? While the Great Lakes provide Michiganders and visitors alike with plenty of fun and excitement, they aren’t without their darker side – and the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald is proof.

Decades have passed since the most famous shipwreck to take place near Michigan, but its legacy lives on among marine history enthusiasts and everyday citizens alike. Do you recall learning of the Edmund Fitzgerald’s ill-fated voyage? Share your memories with us in the comment section below.