All along the Southern shore of Lake Michigan

by Mary Ann
(Chicago, IL, USA)

Southern Shore, Lake Michigan, Sea Glass Report

~ beach glass report submitted by Mary Ann, Chicago, IL, USA

Michigan City/Long Beach, Indiana.

We have been finding lots of glass all along this coast for many years.

Most of it is on the smaller side but we do find larger pieces.

I'd say that we find glass that ranges from old to newer and large to very small -- it's all here.

I found a nice piece of orange(!)and a large piece of light blue glass this year. 

Last year I found a small piece of red glass too.

We usually find clear, amber and green glass. 

My sister has found two large pieces of clear glass with wire mesh inside. 

We have found crockery, aqua and blue too. 

A couple of years ago I saw a piece of light purple glass that someone found.

~ beach glass report submitted by Mary Ann, Chicago, IL, USA

PLEASE NOTE! - No photos of sea glass were submitted, so the actual grade and colors are unknown and the beach cannot be rated. Thanks!

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Sep 24, 2015
Glass Bubble
by: Timothy Smith

While walking along the south eastern shore of Lake Michigan, we found a bubble ... near perfectly clear, hemispheric clear bubble of glass. What is it??? Lightning glass???
email: (firstname).(lastname) if you have ANY idea what it is ...

May 28, 2015
looking near Chesterton
by: Anonymous

I will be near Chesterton, Ind. For a week. Where should I start to look?

Aug 02, 2012
Sea Glass-Southern shore of Lake Michigan
by: Anonymous

I recently was visiting family who have a cabin on Lake Michigan.

They introduced me to the hobby and I must say it is very addicting.

I usually went out in the early morning for about 2 hours.

In seven days I found a quart size bag full of white,some aqua blue and cobalt blue, brown, light and dark green and 2 lavender.

I was so excited and now can't wait to check out my local beach.

Dec 18, 2010
lake Michigan
by: Anonymous

I live in Grand Haven and can rarely find sea glass.

I did go camping at a private campground in Covert, Mi a couple years ago and was able to find a decent amount in a couple days.

Anyone have any other suggestions along Lake Michigan?

Sep 01, 2010
by: Anonymous

I have looked on beaches of Ma. but my husband and I are coming to Michigan and could you help me find areas where I might find beach glass?

Thanks a million.

You really found some great pieces and great colors.

I have high hopes. But where should we go?

Thank you much,

Mary from Iowa

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