Raid On New York

Join the National Maritime Historical Society for Early Dutch New York with Marine Artist Len Tantillo   Saturday, 2 December 2017 Coffee & Registration at 10:30 AM; Lecture at 11:00 AM Holiday Potluck Luncheon to Follow Cortlandt Yacht Club – 238 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY Historical and marine artist Len Tantillo will present on paintings of Early Dutch…

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Young America By Patrick O'Brien

Spectacular Framed 18″x 24″ Oil on Canvas by Award Winning Marine Artist Patrick O’Brien Offered for Sale by the National Maritime Historical Society If you didn’t get the opportunity at our Annual Awards Dinner, now is your chance to take home the spectacular Young America – New York in the 1890s by world-renowned marine artist Patrick O’Brien, and to…

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Finest Hours and So Close To Home

Join the National Maritime Historical Society and New York Times Bestselling Author Michael Tougias for a Film Screening, Lecture & Book Signing The Finest Hours  &  So Close to Home  Friday, November 3, 2017 Refreshments at 6:30 PM; Film Screening at 7:00 PM Saturday, November 4, 2017 Continental Breakfast & Registration at 10:30 AM; Lecture at 11:00 AM…

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Lake Champlain Victory

America’s Second War for Independence (1812 – 1815) The War of 1812, also known as America’s Second War for Independence, was a contest to see if a free, republican form of government could survive. Read about Commodore Thomas Macdonough’s Crucial Victory on Lake Champlain on this day in 1814.  

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U-Boats In The Bahamas Book

The National Maritime Historical Society presents “U-Boats in the Bahamas” Seminar and Book Signing with Author Eric Wiberg Saturday, 23 September 2017 Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 Continental Breakfast & Registration at 10:30 AM; Lecture at 11:00 AM Please join us as author, maritime attorney, historian and avid sailor…

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Jim Moores founded Moores Marine in South Florida in 1986 after building commercial fishing boats and dories in Lubec, Maine. One particularly cold winter, he came to Palm Beach County with a box full of tools and learned he could make a pretty decent living repairing and restoring wooden boats built by the old masters…

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A Chance to Invest in Great Marine Art – AND Support the National Maritime Historical Society and the Naval Historical Foundation This year, six nationally renowned marine artists will exhibit their original works at the Maritime Art Gallery at the Washington Awards Dinner, Thursday, 23 April at the National Press Club. Here’s a preview—and a…

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Join the National Maritime Historical Society for Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America’s Revolution at Sea with Author Tim McGrath Saturday, 28 February 2015 Continental Breakfast is at 10:30 am. Presentation begins at 11:00 am. Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 Author and historian Tim McGrath…

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The National Maritime Historical Society is seeking a Membership Coordinator to provide administrative support to the Membership Director and, as needed, to the Communications Director, to prepare membership materials and correspondence, maintain the membership database, provide excellent member service, support membership events and assist with other administrative duties as may be required. Please click here to…

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Join the National Maritime Historical Society for The British Raid on Essex: The Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812 with Author and Historian Jerry Roberts Saturday, 14 February 2015 Continental Breakfast is at 10:30 am. Presentation begins at 11:00 am. Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 Join us as author,…

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In April 2015, a handcrafted replica of the Hermione,­ the 18th century frigate that brought the young Marquis de Lafayette with French troops back to General Washington, will set sail to the United States from Port des Barques, France—replicating a historic voyage that in 1780 changed the course in our quest for independence and re-affirming the…

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  The 10th Maritime Heritage Conference 17–21 September in Norfolk, Virginia, was a tremendous success. There is no substitute for the exchange of ideas among colleagues, the opportunity to hear about projects, successes and challenges of others in the many areas and disciplines that comprise our maritime heritage. Hundreds of boat builders, scholars, archaeologists, professors, writers, artists…

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Join the National Maritime Historical Society for “World’s Last Whaleship, Restored, Sails Again” with Charles W. Morgan Historian Matthew Stackpole Followed by the Annual NMHS Holiday Potluck  Saturday, 6 December 2014 Coffee is at 10:30 am. Presentation begins at 11:00 am. Holiday Potluck to Immediately Follow Presentation Cortlandt Yacht Club, 238 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose,…

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On Saturday, 15 November 2014 The National Maritime Historical Society was Honored to Present: Liemba: An Epic Voyage Down Lake Tanganyika Aboard Africa’s Oldest Steamship with Documentary Filmmaker John Billingsley On Saturday, 15 November producer and director John Billingsley presented his 2011 documentary film Liemba. The film tells the story of an epic voyage aboard…

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