Category: Education

National Maritime Historical Society Important Announcement

Sign Up for Email Notifications at www.seahistory.org/signup In compliance with New York law during the COVID-19 health crisis, National Maritime Historical Society employees have transitioned to working remotely from home.  At this time we are preparing for the possibility of…

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2020 NMHS 57th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia – Postponed to May 2021

Following CDC guidelines and prohibitions on large gatherings, and with the health and safety of our staff and members foremost in our thoughts, the NMHS 57th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia this May has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled,…

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Mayflower Sails 2020 – 400th Anniversary Commemorations

Whatever your particular interest, there is something for everyone in the story of the Mayflower crossing and the establishment of the Plymouth Colony (or rather, Plimoth) in what-is-now Massachusetts, 400 years ago this year. Plimoth Plantation is leading the way…

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2020 Seminar Series Schedule

Printer Friendly PDF The NMHS Seminar Series was founded in 1992 under the auspices of the National Maritime Historical Society to build greater awareness of the rich maritime heritage of the Hudson River Valley and the world at large, and…

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2019 NMHS Annual Meeting & NASOH Conference 15-18 May 2020 New Bedford

Registration & Sponsorship Conference Schedule  Paper Abstracts The National Maritime Historical Society looks forward to welcoming you this 15-18 May 2019 in historic New Bedford, Massachusetts for the 56th NMHS Annual Meeting, held jointly with the North American Society for Oceanic…

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2019 Seminar Series Schedule

The NMHS Seminar Series was founded in 1992 under the auspices of the National Maritime Historical Society to build greater awareness of the rich maritime heritage of the Hudson River Valley and the world at large, and to create a…

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11th Maritime Heritage Conference

2018 NMHS Annual Meeting & Maritime Heritage Conference

  The 11th Maritime Heritage Conferene, the 45th Annual Conference on Sail Training and Tall Ships, the 55th Annual Meeting of the National Maritime Historical Society and the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Steamship Historical Society of America will come…

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Lake Champlain Victory

Crucial Victory on Lake Champlain – 11 September, 1814

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…

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Nhd Medal

Congratulations to the 2017 National History Day State Winners

The National Maritime Historical Society is honored to award special prizes for excellence on a maritime topic at the 2017 National History Day state competitions. National History Day (NHD) is a highly regarded year-long educational program for middle- and high-school…

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2017 NMHS Annual Meeting in Charleston, SC

The NMHS Annual Conference will take place 15–17 May, 2017 in Charleston, SC, in conjunction with the North American Society for Oceanic History (NASOH) annual conference and the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Navy Medicine. We…

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Tall Ships Challenge Boston 2017

2017 Tall Ships Challenge® Boston, MA

strong>Tall Ships America is collaborating with Sail Training International for a transatlantic Tall Ships Regatta* marking the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation. The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta will bring ships from European host ports to Boston on 17–22 June and…

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Tall Ships Challenge Charleston 2017

2017 Tall Ships Challenge® Charleston, SC

Charleston welcomes the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Atlantic Coast 2017 series for Tall Ships® Charleston 2017. This event will offer a fantastic opportunity for visitors to step aboard many beautiful tall ships from across the world. As part of Tall Ships…

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Special July Event: Launching the Andrea Doria Lifeboat

The Andrea Doria Lifeboat Launching—60 Years Later Saturday, 30 July 2016 10:00 am–4:00 pm Discovering, recovering, restoring and re-launching Andrea Doria’s Lifeboat #1, at the Maritime Academic Center, State University of New York Maritime College. Mark Koch, a dive manager from the New…

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Nauticus to Purchase Schooner Virginia

The Norfolk City Council voted on Tuesday to approve a plan for the Nauticus Foundation to buy the schooner Virginia. Under the proposed plan, Virginia would be docked next to the battleship Wisconsin and used for educational programming. Nauticus, an…

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South Street Receives $4.84 Million for Community Education Space

The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) and the South Street Seaport Museum (SSSM) have announced $4.8 million in federal funds for the renovation of SSSM’s Water Street properties as an education and community space. The proposed allocation is made possible…

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