History Boat Cruise Sails Wednesday

Learn more about legendary Hoosier author Kurt Vonnegut Jr.’s connections to Lake Maxinkuckee in Culver during a special history boat cruise.

Local historian Jeff Kenney will lead the cruise which will dock at the cottage of Clemens Vonnegut, Jr. which was recently restored to its late 1800s architecture. The effort won recognition and awards statewide. Attendees of the boat cruise will learn about the extensive history of the Vonnegut family who occupied a number of cottages on Lake Maxinkuckee’s east shore in the later 1800s.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. authored two works that references his childhood at Lake Maxinkuckee.

The boat cruise will launch from Culver Marina, 3000 East Shore Drive in Culver, on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 6:30 p.m. ET. Those wishing to reserve seats may call (574) 842-3375 or contact Jessica in the BoardShop.