By Tim Kowols
The Door County Maritime Museum is changing the name of its Gills Rock campus to better reflect the history of the area. Open during the summer and fall months, the newly named Death’s Door Maritime Museum will reflect on the area’s commercial fishing tradition and the shipwrecks that call the passage between the tip of Door County and Washington Island home. Executive Director Amy Paul hopes the rebranded museum brings additional excitement to the community.
The Door County Maritime Museum will celebrate the renamed campus on July 4 with a ceremony and the unveiling of a statue to the area’s fishing industry and traditions.