Month: November 2015

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Receives Grant for Education Programs

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has been given a $60,000 grant from the Wallace Genetic Foundation of Washington, DC, to expand the reach of its educational programming. The funds will support a new boatshop educational program for local sixth graders,…

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20th Annual Moby-Dick Marathon

The New Bedford Whaling Museum will mark its 20th marathon reading of Moby-Dick the weekend of 7–10 January. The reading will begin at noon on Saturday, 9 January and include more than 150 participants reading short passages from the novel;…

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Peking will Return to Hamburg

The South Street Seaport Museum has announced that the 1911 barque Peking will return to Hamburg, Germany, to serve as the centerpiece of that city’s new waterfront museum. Launched at Hamburg’s Blohm & Voss shipyard, Peking was one of the…

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Group Searching for Episodes of the British Seafarer

A group of sailing, folk music and old-time radio enthusiasts in the UK has put out the call for recordings of the BBC radio series The British Seafarer: A history in 26 parts in the words of those who have…

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NMHS President in the News

Burchenal Green, president of the National Maritime Historical Society, is profiled in the November 2015 “Passion for Work” issue of WAG magazine. Read the full article.

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Cartography Conference at the New Bedford Whaling Museum

  Keeping Our Bearings: Maps, Navigation, Shipwrecks and the Unknown 13–14 November at the New Bedford Whaling Museum Optional additional related programming offered on 15 November The first cartography conference held at the New Bedford Whaling Museum examines our connection…

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Final 2015 Seminar and Holiday Potluck

The National Maritime Historical Society Charles Point Council Invites you to Join Us for Trade, Wealth, Innovation & Adventure in the Age of Exploration with Captain Lada Simek Saturday, 5 December 2015 Cortlandt Yacht Club – 238 Kings Ferry Road,…

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