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In the Pages of Sea History 180

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 180:    2022 National Maritime Historical Society Annual Awards Dinner NMHS returns to the New York Yacht Club to honor four outstanding individuals and recognize their noteworthy contributions to the maritime heritage…

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Jessica MacFarlane Appointed Executive Director of NMHS

The Board of Trustees of the National Maritime Historical Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica MacFarlane as the organization’s new Executive Director, effective 1 September 2022. Ms. MacFarlane has been a member of the NMHS leadership team…

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NOAA ONMS/ Greg McFall

In the Pages of Sea History 179

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 179:  National Marine Sanctuaries at 50!, by John Galluzzo, introduction by Elizabeth Moore This year the Marine Sanctuary system is celebrating fifty years of conservation and stewardship. In addition to preserving underwater…

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Seminar Series: NJ Shipwrecks: Seminar with Dan Lieb 22 June 2022

Register Here >>Guest Donation >>Livestreaming 22 June 7 PM EST >> Register Here for the Seminar Welcome & Refreshments at 6:30 PM EST, Lecture at 7:00 PM EST, Q&A to Follow Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY Seminars…

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In the Pages of Sea History 178

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 178:  National Maritime Awards Dinner and NMHS Invitational Art Gallery In April, NMHS will recognize three esteemed individuals whose contributions to the museum and maritime heritage fields are unsurpassed. A special exhibition…

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Seminar Series: Valcour: The 1776 Campaign That Saved the Cause of Liberty 26 March 2022

Register Here >>Buy the Book >>Guest Donation >> Register Here for the 26 March 2022 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…

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Seminar Series: The Abalone Ukulele with CAPT R.L. Crossland, USN (Ret.) 26 February 2022

Register Here >>Buy the Book >>Guest Donation >> Register Here for the 26 February 2022 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…

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Seminar Series: George Washington’s Long Island Spy Ring with Author Bill Bleyer 22 January 2022

Register Here >>Buy the Book >>Guest Donation >> Register Here for the 22 January 2022 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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one of Boyd's vessels

In the Pages of Sea History 177

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 177:    Searching for Amundsen: Louise Arner Boyd aboard the Hobby, by Joanna Kafarowski Wealthy socialite Louise Boyd was preparing to embark on a third Arctic sailing expedition, when legendary explorer Roald…

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Seminar Series: Dr. Ray Ashley – 4 December 2021

Register>>  Guest Donation >> Register Here for the 4 December 2021 Seminar Series Live Zoom Event Welcome & Lecture at 12:00 PM ET, Q&A to Follow Pre-registration is required and is limited to the first 100 registrants.  Seminars are free to…

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Seminar Series: Thomas Clark – 6 November 2021

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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ship awaiting the canal to open

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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