DETROIT (AP) — A museum on Detroit’s Belle Isle is showcasing antique outboard motors and vintage powerboats on its grounds.
The Dossin Great Lakes Museum is hosting the fourth annual event Saturday on the longtime island park that also will feature historic racing hulls. It’s all in recognition of the history of outboard motor building and boat racing in Michigan and Ontario.READ MORE: Detroit Man Arraigned In Home Invasion, Sexual Assault Of 78-Year-Old Woman
The museum says the outboard was first commercially manufactured in Detroit.READ MORE: Police Seek Detroit Man Accused Of Fatally Shooting Cousin
The free event is organized by the Great Lakes Chapter and Southern Ontario Rowboat Motor Chapter of the Antique Outboard Motor Club Inc. and Detroit Historical Society.MORE NEWS: Police: Woman Walking On I-75 In Troy With 55-Gallon Drum On Head Arrested
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