A black and white photo side profile of a woman looking closely at a maritime chart.
Specialist Mary Palmquist, a WAVE working at the Hydrographic office during World War II.

Seminar Series: Lethal Tides with Catherine Musemeche – 6 June, 7:00 PM EST

Register to AttendBuy the Book Guest Donation Thursday, 6 June 2024 7:00 PM EST Seminars are free to attend, although we hope you will support the Series with a suggested $10 Seminar Guest donation.   Join us as Dr. Catherine Musemeche recounts…



Coast Guard Art Program Presentation with Award-Winning Artist Karen Loew

The National Maritime Historical Society  Invites You to Join Us for a Coast Guard Art Program Presentation with Award-Winning Artist Karen Loew Saturday, 27 September, 2014 Coffee is at 10:30 am. Presentation begins at 11:00 am. Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185…


Coast Guard Inaugural Art Exhibit – Federal Hall National Memorial

Coast Guard Inaugural Art Exhibit Federal Hall National Memorial, 26 Wall Street, New York City August 1 though September 19, 2014 Karen Loew – Escorting the Harriet Lane Artwork depicting the United States Coast Guard’s multi-faceted missions will be on view…


This Weekend on the Hudson River! Newburgh and Kingston Events

This Weekend on the Hudson River  Tour the Niña and Pinta on the Newburgh Waterfront Celebrate Hudson River Day in Kingston   Tour aboard the Niña & Pinta 18-20 July, 9am – 6pm Memorial Ceremony for HMS Bounty & US Coast…


National Maritime Heritage Grants

Applications are now being accepted for National Maritime Heritage Grants. Approximately $1,700,000 has been made available; education projects can request $25,000-$50,000, and preservation projects can request $50,000-$200,000. The application period runs from 23 June  to 23 September, 2014. The Maritime…


Cruise Aboard the Evening Star: Seminar Excursion 6 August, 2014

The National Maritime Historical Society Invites You to Join Us for Dinner & a Narrated Cruise Aboard the Evening Star Wednesday 6 August, 2014 5:30–8:30 pm Riverfront Green, 30 Hudson Avenue, Peekskill, NY Join the National Maritime Historical Society and the crew…


Photography Exhibit at Penobscot Marine Museum

Lisa Tyson Ennis takes photographs the slow, old-fashioned way with medium and large format cameras, black and white film, and long exposures. She hand-prints her images one by one in a traditional wet dark room. The subjects that intrigue her…