By Paul Schmitt
The Door County Maritime Museum is celebrating National Maritime Day today with a special ceremony at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend the celebration that will recognize the local maritime industries and reiterate the museum’s mission for maritime education locally. The Door County Maritime Museum board will also offer an overview of the proposed tower visionary contribution to the public’s maritime enlightenment that Executive Director Amy Paul addressed at the city’s planning commission last week.
National Maritime Day is celebrated in our country to recognize the national economic and environmental benefits of the maritime industries. The presentation at 10 a.m. will include a formal Color Guard along with a singing of the national anthem and a short presentation by dignitaries including representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s office.