9-foot model of presidential yacht to be unveiled June 23

June 10, 2024

– Pentwater Historical Society photo

PENTWATER — To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the museum’s opening in its historic building at First and Rutledge streets, the Pentwater Historical Society has arranged tours of two historic cottages and the unveiling of the new exhibit for 2024 — a scale model of the USS Sequoia.

The special event is set for Sunday, June 23, from 2–4 p.m.

The Breezewood and Graynook, two cottages that date to the early 20th century, will be open for touring. The cottages are at the westernmost end of the channel. At the same time, the exquisitely detailed scale model of the USS Sequoia, nicknamed “The Floating White house” due to the many meetings and dinners that took place on the yacht, will be unveiled under the big tent at 165 Channel Lane. Refreshments will be served.

The USS Sequoia docked in Pentwater for two nights in 1984, where a small group dined on the boat and hundreds toured the boat the next day. 

Tickets to the June 23 event can be purchased online at the Historical Society’s website. In person tickets can be purchased at the museum, Jilly’s Gallery, and Roxann’s Bakery in Pentwater, or on the day of the event at the Channel Lane location.

Visit pentwaterhistoricalsociety.org for more information.

_______________________

Support Local News

Receive daily MCP and OCP news briefings along with email news alerts for $10 a month. 

The easiest way is to sign up for an automatic monthly payment on Paypal. Click this link.

Alternative methods:

  • We can send you an invoice each month, which you can conveniently pay online or by check. If you are interested in this method, please email editor@mediagroup31.com and we can sign you up. You can also mail a yearly check for $120 to Media Group 31, PO Box 21, Scottville, MI 49454.
  • We also accept Venmo payments.

We appreciate all our readers regardless of whether they choose to continue to access our service for free or with a monthly financial support.

If you would like to support MCP/OCP but do not wish to receive daily emails, please consider sending a contribution to any of the above methods or pay by Venmo (@masoncountypress).  We appreciate all our readers regardless of whether they choose to continue to access our service for free or with a monthly financial support.

_____

This story and original photography are copyrighted © 2024, all rights reserved by Media Group 31, LLC, PO Box 21, Scottville, MI 49454. No portion of this story or images may be reproduced in any way, including print or broadcast, without expressed written consent.

As the services of Media Group 31, LLC are news services, the information posted within the sites are archivable for public record and historical posterity. For this reason it is the policy and practice of this company to not delete postings. It is the editor’s discretion to update or edit a story when/if new information becomes available. This may be done by editing the posted story or posting a new “follow-up” story. Media Group 31, LLC or any of its agents have the right to make any changes to this policy. Refer to Use Policy for more information.

Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press are available for free thanks to the generous support of our advertisers and individuals. Three ways to help us: Venmo: @MasonCountyPress; Paypal: MasonCountyPress@gmail.com; Mail a check to PO BOX 21, Scottville, MI 49454.

fb.com/stars

 

Area Churches

Eats & Drinks

Eats & Drinks