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2019 Annual Awards Dinner Auctions

Auction Catalog The 2019 Annual Awards Dinner is almost sold out, but it’s still not too late to sign up.  We do hope you will join us in honoring Captain Jean Wort, Ding Schoonmaker, Pam Rorke Levy and Matt Brooks.  Even if…

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2019 Seminar Series Schedule

The NMHS Seminar Series was founded in 1992 under the auspices of the National Maritime Historical Society to build greater awareness of the rich maritime heritage of the Hudson River Valley and the world at large, and to create a…

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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…

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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.   Erie Canal Bicentennial Map Your Journey Sample Travel Itineraries    Help celebrate the bicentennial of…

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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…

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USS Westchester County, LST-1167

Commemorating the Mining of USS Westchester County

  31 October, 10:00 AM – Lasdon Park, Somers, NY   Tragedy struck on 1 November (31 Oct EST), 1968 while USS Westchester County (WESCO) lay anchored in the vicinity of My Tho, Vietnam, two enemy mines attached to the…

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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,…

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