History

  • black and white photo of the dilapidated Globe Building, with broken windows and graffiti History of the Globe Building The Globe Building is significant for its role in the maritime history of the Great Lakes as a manufacturer of marine steam engines for freight and passenger vessels. Detroit Dry Dock Engine Works – and Detroit Shipbuilding Company, which acquired the company in 1899 – built a complex of buildings on the site of what is now the Outdoor Adventure Center.>  More
  • Back of the Outdoor Adventure Center, with the Globe Trading Company sign still visible on brick Outdoor Adventure Center History

    See a timeline of how the Outdoor Adventure Center progressed from idea to reality.

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