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Historical Society Program Portrays Life of Lighthouse Keeper and Family

The Door County Historical Society will host its monthly dinner meeting and program, “Eagle Bluff Lighthouse – At Home with the Duclons,” on June 27. The program will feature Ann Sheridan and Ed Miller, portraying Lighthouse Keeper Captain William Duclon and his wife Julia.

Captain and Mrs. Duclon portrayed by Ann Sheridan and Ed Miller.

Captain and Mrs. Duclon portrayed by Ann Sheridan and Ed Miller.

William and Julia, and their seven sons, moved to Eagle Bluff Lighthouse station in 1883. The whole family enjoyed living the two lives of Eagle Bluff: that of a federal lighthouse station and the bustling family home for nine. The family experienced many changes over the years, all while

keeping up with the daily chores to keep the light faithfully shining across the Strawberry Channel. Join presenters Sheridan and Miller as they portray the Duclons recounting their busy lives, daily joys, and hardships at home at Eagle Bluff Lighthouse Station.

The dinner program will be held at Log Den Restaurant, 6626 Hwy. 42 in Egg Harbor. Dinner choices are: Chicken Diane with Chardonnay Shiitake Cream Sauce, Herb-encrusted Pork Tenderloin, or Vegetarian Lasagna. Dinner and program fees are $20 for Society members and the guest fee is $24. Dinner is served promptly at 6 pm.

Make reservations by sending payment to the Door County Historical Society, PO Box 71, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, with a memo stating dinner preference. Reservation deadline is June 22. The fee to attend the program only, the fee is $5 and the program time is 6:45 pm. For more information, call 920.421.2332 or email [email protected]

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