Green Bay is an arm of Lake Michigan, located along the south-west coast of Michigan's Upper Peninsula and the east coast of Wisconsin. A tall ship is a large traditionally rigged sailing vessel Popular modern tall ship rigs include topsail Schooners Brigantines Brigs and The Fox River is a river in eastern and central Wisconsin in the United Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America, and the only one located entirely within the United States. Michigan ( is a Midwestern state of the United States of America. The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is the northern of the two major land masses that comprise the U Wisconsin ( or wɪˈskɑnsɨn (French Ouisconsin) is one of the fifty United States of America, located in the north central part of the United States It is separated from the rest of the lake by the Door Peninsula in Wisconsin, the Garden Peninsula in Michigan, and the chain of islands between them, all formed by the Niagara Escarpment. The Door Peninsula is a Peninsula in eastern Wisconsin, separating the southern part of the Green Bay from Lake Michigan. The Garden Peninsula is a Peninsula of 22 miles (35 km in length that extends southwestward into Lake Michigan from the mainland of Michigan's Upper Peninsula The Niagara Escarpment is a long Escarpment, or Cuesta, in the United States and Canada that runs westward from New York State, through Green Bay is some 120 miles (193 km) long, with a width ranging from about 10 miles (16 km) to 20 mi (32 km). It is 186 square miles (480 km²) in area. 
At the southern end of the bay is the city of Green Bay, Wisconsin, where the Fox River enters the bay. Green Bay is a city in and the County seat of Brown County in the U The Fox River is a river in eastern and central Wisconsin in the United The Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge (formerly known as the Tower Drive bridge) spans the point where the bay ends and the Fox River begins. The Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge (formerly Tower Drive Bridge) is a bridge on the north side of Green Bay Wisconsin which brings Interstate 43 over the Locally, the bay is often called the Bay of Green Bay to distinguish the bay from the city. The bay is navigable by large ships.
The bay was named Baie des Puants (literally, "Bay of the Stinkers") during the French regime as attested by many French maps of the 17th and 18th centuries. The Viceroyalty of New France (Nouvelle-France was the area colonized by France in North America during a period extending from the exploration of the The stench apparently came from algae in the stagnant water of the bay. Algae ( sing. alga are a large and diverse group of simple typically Autotrophic organisms ranging from Unicellular to Multicellular forms According to George R. Stewart, the French received the name from their Indian guides, who called the Indians living near Green Bay by a derogatory word meaning "Stinkers", thus the bay was the "Bay of the Stinkers" (Stewart 1967:88). Native Americans in the United States are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States