Whitefish Bay

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Whitefish Bay,

village (1990 pop. 14,272), Milwaukee co., SE Wis., a residential suburb of Milwaukee on Lake Michigan; inc. 1892. Tourists are attracted to recreation provided by the lake.
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Years after the life-saving service became part of the coast guard, construction of new coast guard stations at Whitefish Point and Grand Marais, along with improved technology, led to the closing of the first four stations.
The plovers are a flagship species for conservation and protection of special places," says Cuthbert--such as shoreline throughout the Great Lakes, including portions of Whitefish Point and Vermillion Point on Lake Superior and habitat near Cross Village, South Fox Island, and Cathead Bay near Lake Michigan.
Other destinations include Whitefish Point, Beaver Island and Saugatuck.
Whitefish Point is a turning point for ships entering or leaving Lake Superior.
where for the next few days they tour the Canadian Bushplane Museum, venture onboard the Agawa Canyon Tour Train, stop off at the Sault Casino, as well as visit sights in northern Michigan, including Teqamenon Falls and Whitefish Point by motor coach before returning to their starting point in Mackinaw City.
Last summer, the scientists, in conjunction with the National Geographic Society, used it to explore and document four wrecks on Lake Superior--some of them in water up to 265 feet deep--about 10 miles off Whitefish Point on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, says Farnquist.
Whitefish Point is very windy and spray icings coming off the unfrozen lake and over the breakwater encapsulate the docks and are heavy loads.
The story of the wreck will eventually be memorialized at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum at Whitefish Point.
Captain Joseph Waltman and his crew on the Dix hammered their way through the storm and eventually passed the lighthouse at Whitefish Point into the relative safety of the bay.
Remotely Yours: A Historic Journey into the Whitefish Point Area" by Jan McAdams Huttenstine