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Seminar Series: The John Minturn Storm of 1846 with Thomas G. Clark

Register >>Get the Book/E-Book >>Guest Donation >> Register Here for the 6 November 2021 Seminar Series Live Zoom Event Welcome & Lecture at 11:00 AM ET, Q&A to Follow Pre-registration is required. Seminars are free to attend, although we hope…

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In the Pages of Sea History 176

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 176:    NMHS 2021 Annual Awards Dinner After a year’s hiatus, NMHS will return to the New York Yacht Club to honor and celebrate four outstanding individuals of the maritime community and…

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Seminar Series: Remembering the 9/11 Boatlift – 11 September 2021

Registration/Zoom Invite >>Guest Donation >> Remembering the 9/11 Boatlift: The Largest Water Evacuation in American History Register Here for the 11 September 2021 Seminar Series Zoom  Welcome, Short Film & Lecture at 11:00 AM ET, Q&A to Follow Pre-registration is…

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In the Pages of Sea History 175

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 175:    Fiddler’s Green: George F. Bass (1938–2021), by Warren Riess Often called the “Father of Underwater Archaeology,” George Bass died on 2 March 2021. The first to take archaeological methods underwater,…

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Seminar Series: Plein Air Painting with Lisa Egeli – 23 June 2021

Registration/Zoom Invite >>Painting Auction >>Guest Donation >> Register Here for the 23 June 2021 Seminar Series Live Zoom Event: A Live Plein Air Painting Demonstration with Q&A at 6:00 PM ET Pre-registration is required. Seminars are free to attend, although…

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NMHS Receives Funding for Ernestina-Morrissey Documentary Series

The National Maritime Historical Society is pleased to report that it has been awarded a grant of $305,000 from the H.F. Lenfest Fund at Vanguard Charitable for its documentary series Sails Over Ice and Seas: The Life and Times of…

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Seminar Series: Sea Shanties and Sailor Songs with Craig Edwards 17 April 2021

Registration/Zoom Invite >> Register Here for the 17 April 2021 Seminar Series Live Zoom Event Lecture & Performance at 11:00 AM ET, Q&A to Follow Pre-registration is required and greatly appreciated. Seminars are free to attend.   Back in January…

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Murder on the High seas

In the Pages of Sea History 174

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 174:    American Society of Marine Artists Invitational Gallery Check out some of our favorite selections for the upcoming online exhibition and sale of new works by members of the American Society…

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Seminar Series: Britain’s “Prize Papers” with Thomas Truxes 20 March 2021

Watch the Video >>  Guest Donation >> Register Here for the 20 March 2021 Seminar Series Live Zoom Event Welcome & Lecture at 11:00 AM ET, Q&A to Follow Pre-registration is required and is limited to the first 100 registrants.  Seminars…

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Seminar Series: COVID-19 with Dr. Sal Mercogliano 27 February 2021

Watch the Video >>  Guest Donation >> Register Here for the 27 February 2021 Seminar Series Live Zoom Event Welcome & Lecture at 11:00 AM ET, Q&A to Follow Pre-registration is required and is limited to the first 100 registrants.  Seminars…

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Seminar Series: Coast Guard Stories with Dyke Hendrickson 23 January 2021

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the vessel is out of water in shipyard

In the Pages of Sea History 173

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 173:  “If Boat is Going Down”—Bikes, Boats, and Robert Pirsig, by Paul F. Johnston Best-selling author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Bob Pirsig spent a good portion of his…

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Sea History 173 Featured Article: “If Boat is Going Down”—Bikes, Boats, and Robert Pirsig, by Paul F. Johnston

Best-selling author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Bob Pirsig spent a good portion of his adult life intimately involved with boats—from building to living aboard them, to cruising and, of course, maintaining them. His widow recently donated a…

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Seminar Series: Mayflower Quadricentennial – 5 December 2020

Feature image: Mayflower II under sail 10 August 2020. Photo: Plimoth Patuxet Museums Register Here for the 5 December 2020 Seminar Series Live Zoom Event Welcome & Lecture at 11:00 AM ET, Q&A to Follow Please join us for the…

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Seminar Series: Discovering Amistad with Jason Hine 7 November 2020

Register Here >> Register Here for the 7 November 2020 Seminar Series Live Zoom Event Welcome & Lecture at 11:00 AM ET, Q&A to Follow Pre-registration is required and greatly appreciated. Admission is free and limited to the first 100…

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