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2024 NMHS Live Auction – Washington, DC, 18 April 2024

Bidding is now open for the National Maritime Historical Society Live Auction featuring Lot 1: Two crew positions on Black Watch Lot 2: Maritime Adventure for 2 in the Big Apple Lot 3: Battleship New Jersey Dry Dock Tour with…



American ship Yankee Hero and British Milford at sea

NMHS Seminar Series: Rebels at Sea with Eric Jay Dolin – 20 July 2023

Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution with Best Selling Author Eric Jay Dolin Thursday, 20 July 2023 Join us in person or on Facebook  Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY Welcome & Refreshments at…

Black Baller Passing the Battery in 1829, by Gordon Grant. Photo: South Street Seaport Museum.

Seminar Series: A Great & Rising Nation with Michael Verney – 25 March 2023

A Great and Rising Nation: Naval Exploration and Global Empire in the Early US Republic with Historian and Author Michael A. Verney Saturday, 25 March 2023 Zoom Lecture at 11:00 AM EST, Q&A to Follow Watch on YouTube >>Buy the…

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…

painting by Patrick O’Brien
USS United States on Patrol, by Patrick O’Brien.

2023 NMHS Maritime Art Gallery – Washington & Annapolis May 2023

The National Maritime Historical Society presents The 2023 NMHS Maritime Art Gallery  an exhibition debuting at theNational Maritime Awards Dinner and on display through May 2023 at the  Annapolis Marine Art Gallery Art Gallery Feature in Sea History >> 2023…

On the Waterfront: Washington, DC, in 1899, by Patrick O'Brien.

2023 National Maritime Awards Dinner – Washington, DC, 9 May 2023

Photos from the evening >> National Maritime Awards Dinner Feature in Sea History >> The National Maritime Historical Societyinvites you to join us for the2023 National Maritime Awards Dinner as we honor three esteemed award recipientsUSS Constitution MuseumCongressman Joseph D….

Solar Eclipse, 1851 by Bengt Nordenberg. Photo: NM Stockholm.

Seminar Series: Solar Eclipse Chasing with Joe Rao – 25 February 2023

Adventures of an Eclipse Chaser with Meteorologist Joe Rao Saturday, 25 February 2023 Zoom Lecture at 11:00 AM EST, Q&A to Follow Register Here to Join Us on Zoom >>Guest Donation >> Seminars are free to attend, although we hope…