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USS Olympia 1895-1901

In the Pages of Sea History 170

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 170:  National Maritime Awards Dinner and Washington Invitational Marine Art Exhibition The National Coast Guard Museum Association joins NMHS for the 2020 gala, where three invaluable American maritime institutions will be honored…

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Seminar Series: Captain Ahab had a Wife with Lisa Norling 14 March 2020

The Saturday, 14 March 2020 seminar has been cancelled. Dr. Lisa Norling is unable to attend the seminar on Saturday 14 March, and out of an abundance of caution over the coronavirus (COVID-19) we have made the proactive decision to…

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Seminar Series: The Eagle & the Dragon with Lewis McIntyre 22 February 2020

Watch the Seminar Recording >>Get the Book >> Register Here for the Seminar Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Seminar at 11:00 AM; Casual Lunch to Follow Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY Join us for an…

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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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Fiddlers’ Green, Charles Robertson

The trustees and staff of the National Maritime Historical Society mourn the loss of Charles A. Robertson—their friend, former trustee and recipient of the 2016 NMHS Distinguished Service Award.  Charles was a true friend of the maritime heritage and he…

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Lurline Launch Matson

In the Pages of Sea History 169

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 169:  A Century of the Jones Act, by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, PhD Maritime historian and former merchant mariner Salvatore Mercogliano tells the story of the straits the US was in when foreign-flagged…

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Seminar Series: Seafaring Songs with Charlie Zahm 25 January 2020

Join us Saturday, 25 January 2020 for Seafaring Songs and Chanteys: Performance with Historian Singer Charlie Zahm Register Here for the Seminar Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Performance at 11:00 AM; Casual Lunch to Follow Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185…

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Seminar Series: Medicine in the Age of Sail with Ray Phillips 7 December 2019

Join us Saturday, 7 December, 2019 for Medicine in the Age of Sail: an Interactive Seminar with Dr. Raymond Phillips Register Here for the Lecture Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Lecture at 11:00 AM; Potluck Lunch to Follow Cortlandt Yacht…

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Seminar Series: U-Boat Assault with Ken Brown 2 November 2019

Join us Saturday, 2 November, 2019 for U-Boat Assault on America: Why the US was Unprepared for War in the Atlantic Seminar with Author Ken Brown Register Here for the Lecture Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Lecture at 11:00 AM…

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“Amazing Grace” Hopper

In the Pages of Sea History 168

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 168:  NMHS 2019 Annual Awards Dinner NMHS will once again fill the New York Yacht Club with maritime community fellowship this October, as we celebrate four exceptional individuals and their considerable contributions…

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Seminar Series: Nathaniel Bowditch – Tamara Thornton 21 September 2019

Join us Saturday, 21 September for Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: an Illustrated Presentation with Author Tamara Thornton  Register Here for the Lecture Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Lecture at 11:00 AM Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry…

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Seminar Series Excursion to West Point Foundry & Kayak Tour 20 July 2019

  Join us Saturday 20 July for our Seminar Series Excursion to West Point Foundry Preserve & Putnam History Museum, Lunch on the Hudson River, and Optional Kayak River Tour   Registration: Pre-Registration Required Saturday, 20 July:  Tours Begin at…

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Seminar Series: In Hostile Waters with William H. White 19 June 2019

Join us Wednesday evening, 19 June for In Hostile Waters: The Cruise of USS Argus, a presentation with Author and NMHS Trustee William H. White Register Here for 19 June 2019 Welcome & Refreshments at 6:30 PM, Lecture at  7:00 PM Hendrick Hudson…

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Exxon Valdez Disaster

In the Pages of Sea History 167

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 167:  NMHS Legacy Society —Planning Your Legacy by Jessica MacFarlane A planned gift included in a will, living trust, or life insurance policy can be an effective way of supporting the National…

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Seminar Series: Business of Shipping with Ira Breskin 23 March 2019

Join us Saturday, 23 March for The Business of Shipping, a presentation with Author and Humanities Department Senior Lecturer at SUNY Maritime College Ira Breskin Register Here for 23 March 2019 Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM Hendrick Hudson Free…

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