Category: NMHS Seminars

Benedict Arnold, 1780. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

NMHS Seminar Series: God Save Benedict Arnold with Jack Kelly

God Save Benedict Arnold: The True Story of America’s Most Hated Man with Jack Kelly Thursday Evening, 22 February 2022 Zoom Lecture at 7:00 PM EST, Q&A to Follow Register for the ZOOM >>Buy the Book >>Guest Donation >> Seminars…

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global map with small ship models and a laptop on the right

NMHS Virtual Seminar: Exploring Online Research Tools for Ship and Maritime History with Peter McCracken

Exploring Online Research Tools for Ship and Maritime History with Peter McCracken Saturday, 27 January 2024 Zoom Lecture at 11:00 AM EST, Q&A to Follow Register for the ZOOM >>Guest Donation >> Seminars are free to attend, although we hope…

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poster of merchant marine from wwII
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Seminar Series: My Time in the US Merchant Marine – 9 December 2023

My Time in the US Merchant Marine: Forty Years of Change and Innovation with Captain Robert N. Anderson   Saturday, 9 December 2023 In-person and Live-streamed at 11:00 AM EST, Q&A to Follow Cortlandt Yacht Club, 238 Ferry Road, Montrose,…

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Photo of the Rose ship on the horizon
The Rose. Photo: Will Sofrin

Seminar Series: All Hands on Deck – 18 November 2023

All Hands on Deck A Modern-Day High Seas Adventure to the Far Side of the World with Author Will Sofrin Saturday, 18 November 2023 Zoom Lecture at 11:00 AM EST, Q&A to Follow Register for ZOOM >>Buy the Book >>Guest…

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Photo from 1867 of the Oneonta sidewheeler on Columbia River.
Oneonta sidewheeler on Columbia River, 1867. Photo: Oregon Historical Society.

Seminar Series: Battle for the Columbia River – 23 September 2023

Battle for the Columbia River The Rise of the Oregon Steam Navigation Company with Author Mychal Ostler Saturday, 23 September 2023 Zoom Lecture at 11:00 AM EST, Q&A to Follow Register for ZOOM >>Buy the Book >>Guest Donation >> Seminars…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Ideal-X. Photo courtesy Maersk/Sealand.

Seminar Series: Mega Shipping with Angus Gillespie – 28 January 2023

Register Here >>Guest Donation Get the Book/E-Book >> Register Here for the Zoom Seminar Saturday, 28 January 2023 Welcome & Lecture at 11:00 AM ET, Q&A to Follow Seminars are free to attend, although we hope you will support the Series…

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Book Cover: A Great and Rising Nation, by Michael Verney.

2023 NMHS Seminar Series Schedule: Online & In-Person

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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Seminar Series: James Monroe with Tim McGrath – 3 December 2022

Register Here >>Guest Donation  Get the Book/E-Book >> Register Here for the Zoom Seminar Saturday, 3 December 2022 Welcome & Lecture at 11:00 AM ET, Q&A to Follow Seminars are free to attend, although we hope you will support the…

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Seminar Series: Hollywood & the Sea with John Rocco – 5 November 2022

Register Here >>Guest Donation >> Register Here for the Zoom Seminar Saturday, 5 November 2022 Welcome & Lecture at 11:00 AM ET, Q&A to Follow Seminars are free to attend, although we hope you will support the Series with a…

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Seminar Series: Valcour with Jack Kelly – 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: 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: Long Island Spy Ring with 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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