Category: Education

Painting of two sailboats on the Hudson River

NMHS 61st Annual Meeting – Hudson Valley, NY, 19-21 July 2024

National Maritime Historical Society 61st Annual Meeting Peekskill, NY, 19-21 July 2024   Registration & Sponsorship >> Annual Meeting Feature in Sea History >> Welcome The Trustees of the National Maritime Historical Society invite all members to join us for…

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Photo: The Mariners' Museum and Park.

NMHS 60th Annual Meeting – Newport News, VA, 14-16 April 2023

National Maritime Historical Society 60th Annual Meeting Newport News, VA, 14-16 April 2023   Registration & Sponsorship >> Annual Meeting Feature in Sea History >> Welcome This year the National Maritime Historical Society will celebrate its 60th anniversary, and we…

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Book Cover: A Great and Rising Nation, by Michael Verney.

2023 NMHS Seminar Series Schedule: Online & In-Person

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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NMHS 59th Annual Meeting – Staten Island, NY 3-5 June 2022

Registration >>Itinerary for Attendees (PDF) >>Trustee Dinner >> Welcome The Trustees of the National Maritime Historical Society are delighted to invite members to join us for our 59th Annual Meeting the weekend of 3-5 June 2022 on Staten Island, New…

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2022 NMHS Seminar Series Schedule: Online & In-Person

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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2021 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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2020 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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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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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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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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Opportunity to Sail a Viking Ship Across the Atlantic

Do you think you’ve got the Viking spirit? Expedition America 2016 is looking for a few good men and women to crew aboard Draken Harald Hårfagre (Dragon Harald Fairhair), the largest viking ship built in modern times. The ship will…

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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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NOAA Proposes Two New Candidates for National Marine Sanctuary

During the 2015 Our Ocean Conference in Valparaiso, Chile, President Barack Obama announced that two new national marine sanctuaries have been identified by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) for possible designation under the National Marine Sanctuaries Act. An…

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