Category: Events

Seminar Series: Incidents at Sea with Dr. David Winkler 23 February, 2019

Join us Saturday, 23 February for Incidents at Sea: American Confrontation and Cooperation with Russia and China, a presentation with Naval Historical Foundation Historian Dr. David Winkler Register Here for 23 February 2019 Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM Hendrick...


2019 NMHS Annual Meeting & Heritage Conference 15-18 May, New Bedford

Registration & Sponsorship   Hotel Reservations The 56th Annual Meeting of the National Maritime Historical Society and the 45th Conference of the North American Society for Oceanic History, along with the New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park and the...


2019 National Maritime Awards Dinner at the National Press Club 2 May 2019

Register OnlineSponsorship OpportunitiesHotel Reservations   The National Maritime Historical Society and the National Coast Guard Museum Association invite you to join us as we honor three distinguished awardees at the National Maritime Awards Dinner on Thursday, 2 May 2019 at...


Seminar Series: Billion Oyster Project with Peter Malinowski 26 January, 2019

Join us Saturday, 26 January for The Billion Oyster Project, a presentation with Executive Director Peter Malinowski Register Here for 3 November, 2018 Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY When...


Hudson River Lighthouses II: Seminar with Scott Craven 1 December, 2018

Join us Saturday, 1 December for Hudson River Lighthouses Part II, a presentation with local historian Scott Craven.  Stay for the Holiday Potluck! Register Here for 1 December, 2018 Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM, Potluck Lunch to Follow. Cortlandt Yacht...


Celebrating the Erie Canal Bicentennial

Celebrate the Bicentennial of the Erie Canal with a waterfront adventure – get out on the water, hike or cycle the canalway trail and experience canal heritage.  Great things are coming in 2019! Erie Canal Bicentennial Map Your Journey Sample Travel Itineraries   ...


2018 Annual Awards Dinner at the New York Yacht Club 25 October

View Dinner Photos What a night!  Thursday 25 October we celebrated the accomplishments of three most esteemed recipients at our 2018 Annual Awards Dinner. Dr. Timothy J. Runyan received the NMHS David A. O’Neil Sheet Anchor Award in recognition of...


Hell Around the Horn: Seminar with Rick Spilman 3 November, 2018

Join us Saturday, 3 November for Hell Around the Horn, a nautical presentation and book signing with author Rick Spilman Register Here for 3 November, 2018 Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road,...


Art of the Yankee Whale Hunt: Seminar with Michael Dyer 22 September, 2018

Join us Saturday, 22 September for O’er the Wide and Tractless Sea: Original Art of the Yankee Whale Hunt Presentation and Book Signing with Author and Curator at New Bedford Whaling Museum Michael Dyer Register Here for 22 September, 2018 Welcome & Refreshments at...

Hudson River Maritime Museum

Seminar Series Excursion to Hudson River Maritime Museum 21 July, 2018

We had a great time Saturday, 21 July 2018 at the NMHS Seminar Series Excursion to the Hudson River Maritime Museum and Scenic Hudson Lighthouse Cruise.   We met in the morning at the Hudson River Maritime Museum in the...

The Sunken Gold

Sunken Gold: Seminar with Joseph Williams 20 June, 2018

Join us Wednesday, 20 June 2018 for The Sunken Gold: A Story of World War I Espionage and the Greatest Treasure Salvage in History – Presentation and Book Signing with Author Joseph Williams. On January 25, 1917, HMS Laurentic struck two German mines off...

Pickle Night Battle Of Trafalgar

Save the Date! 9 November – New York City Pickle Night

This year marks the 213th Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, and the 14th New York City Pickle Night Dinner will mark this history shaping event on 9 November 2018.  Those who appreciate the historical significance of Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson...

Book The Ghost Ship Of Brooklyn

John Barry Book Award for American Maritime Literature

Presented to Professor Robert P. Watson, PhD for The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution Fraunces Tavern, 54 Pearl Street, New York, NY 6pm on Wednesday, 6 June 2018 The 2018 Commodore John Barry Book Award...

Schooner Lois McClure Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Announces Weekend Ports of Call for Lois McClure’s Summer 2018 GlassBarge Tour

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) today announced the summer 2018 tour stops for Lois McClure, the museum’s full scale replica of an 1862-class sailing canal boat constructed in Burlington, Vermont. Lois McClure will accompany the Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG)...

Book Heaven's Ditch

Heaven’s Ditch: Seminar with Jack Kelly 10 March, 2018

Heaven’s Ditch: God, Gold and Murder on the Erie Canal Presentation and Book Signing with Author Jack Kelly Register Here for 10 March, 2018 Registration at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY Join...