Door County’s Role In World War II

The next presentation of the 2023-2024 Door County Medical Center Maritime Speaker Series will be held in person and online on Dec. 7 at 7 pm. The theme is “World War II and Door County,” presented by Door County Maritime Museum (DCMM) executive director Kevin Osgood. The presentation will include details on how the community mobilized and built hundreds of ships and boats for the war effort. 

The DCMM hosts experts from around the country for the Maritime Speaker Series (presented in partnership with Door County Medical Center, series sponsor), which offers an assortment of monthly programs, from historical topics to current issues affecting the Great Lakes and the economy that relies on them. There is no cost to attend, but attendees are asked to bring a donation of a non-perishable food item. Online viewers are asked to donate to a local food pantry. Go to for more information and to register for online viewing.The Door County Maritime Museum is located at 120 N. Madison Ave. in Sturgeon Bay.