The Great Lakes Lighthouse Festival, Oct. 9-12, 2014

John will be manning a booth at the 19th Annual Great Lakes Lighthouse Festival Oct. 9-12, 2014. Signed copies of “Sky Pilot of the Great Lakes” will be available for purchase.

Tim Harrison, Editor in Chief & Publisher of Lighthouse Digest Magazine and President of American Lighthouse Foundation states: “There is no other festival like it in the United States. The organizers have done a fantastic job of drawing both vendors and lighthouse buffs from around the globe to what has become the largest and best lighthouse festival in the nation. October is a wonderful time of the year to visit Michigan, with the beautiful fall colors, close proximity to Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island and lots of lighthouses, what more could one ask for?”

The festival is held at Alpena’s APLEX Event Center, 701 Woodward Avenue, Alpena, MI. More information on the 19th Annual Great Lakes Lighthouse Festival can be found at the event website located here:

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John Kotzian was born in Rogers City, Michigan located on the shore of Lake Huron and raised some 30 miles away in Hillman, Michigan. He is the great-great-grandson of the “Sky Pilot of the Great Lakes”, Rev. William H. Law.

His passion for the Great Lakes and its history grew from the stories handed down through both sides of his family about Rev. Law’s travels and relatives lost in the sinking of the S.S. Carl D. Bradley.

He currently resides with his wife, Kimberly, in Brooklyn, MI.
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