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In the Pages of Sea History 163 – Summer 2018
Grant Received from Philadelphia Foundation for Documentary Series
The 27th Annual Wooden Boat Show – Mystic, CT
Maritime Heritage Grant
2018 NMHS Annual Awards Dinner Photos & Recap
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Hudson River Maritime Museum

NMHS Seminar Series Excursion to Hudson River Maritime Museum

Join us Saturday, 21 July 2018 at 10 AM for the NMHS Seminar Series Excursion to Hudson River Maritime Museum and Scenic Hudson Lighthouse Cruise This year the NMHS Seminar…

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NMHS Receives National Maritime Heritage Grant

We are thrilled to report that the National Maritime Historical Society has received a $50,000 matching grant from the Department of Interior, National Park Service (NPS) through the National Maritime…

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NMHS Receives Grant from the Philadelphia Foundation for Ernestina Documentary Series

The National Maritime Historical Society is pleased to report that it has received a grant of $200,000 from the H. F. Lenfest Fund at the Philadelphia Foundation for its documentary series Sails Over…

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SEA HISTORY

SH 163 Summer 2018

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SH 163 Feature Story

In the Pages of Sea History 163

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 163:   First Lady Harriet Rebecca Lane and the Cutters That Have Borne Her Name by William H. Thiesen Harriet Lane was…

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SEA HISTORY for Kids
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Grey-Haired Albatross

By Richard King In the fall of 1839, Francis Allyn Olmsted had just graduated from college. He climbed aboard a whaling ship in New London, Connecticut, and sailed away on a voyage to Hawaii as a passenger. He hoped to cure his poor health and see the world. When he returned, he wrote a book…

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The National Maritime Historical Society is the national voice for America’s maritime heritage—helping to raise awareness of our nation’s history and the role seafaring has played in shaping the United States of America along with the rest of the world.

Our mission is to preserve and perpetuate the maritime history of the United States and to invite all Americans to share in the challenging heritage of seafaring.

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