Madeline arriving at Fairport Harbor 2015. - Click to enlarge.
Visit the Schooner “Madeline” as it travels from Traverse City, Michigan to visit Fairport Harbor. The 92' boat is a reconstruction of a boat that sailed the great lakes more than 150 years ago.
The original Madeline was built in Fairport Harbor, Ohio in 1845 as afreight carrying schooner. She is 92ft long, beam 16ft, draft 7ft. The rebuilt Madeline was the accomplishment of the Maritime Heritage alliance in Traverse City, Michigan.