Waterfront History Excursions

In June, July and August the Lorain Historical Society will be sponsoring History Themed Boat Tours down the Black River.  Participants can cruise the Lorain waterfront and learn the importance that the waterways played in the development of Lorain, beginning at the mouth of the Black River.  Historic landmarks such as the Lorain Lighthouse, the site of American Shipbuilding and the US Steel are on the path of the trip.  Travelers can also witness the rebirth of wildlife preserves on the Black River by viewing the rookeries and the aquatic fish shelves along the tour. 

Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased on the Lorain Port Authority’s website at or by contacting the Port Authority at 440-204-3369.  The boat tours will depart from Lakeside Landing at 2 pm; guests are expected to arrive 15 minutes prior.

Purchase your tickets from the Lorain Port Authority.

2019 Waterfront History Excursions

June 22

July 13, 27

August 3, 17