8 Sunken Ships That Lie Deep Beneath The Waters Of Lake Erie

The history of Cleveland is preserved amid the city’s streets and buildings, but a different sort of history is preserved just a bit north. In the waters of Lake Erie are as many as 400 confirmed shipwrecks in its waters, many of which are marked by floating buoys. Some estimate that a quarter of all wrecks in the Great Lakes are in Lake Erie! Are you ready for an unrivaled glimpse into what lies hidden just off of Cleveland’s shores?

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Cleveland features a great deal of history, but these hidden wonders reveal that Lake Erie has its own secret history. Have you ever explored a shipwreck?

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