Category: NMHS Seminars

Art of the Yankee Whale Hunt: Seminar with Michael Dyer 22 September, 2018

Join us Saturday, 22 September for O’er the Wide and Tractless Sea: Original Art of the Yankee Whale Hunt Presentation and Book Signing with Author and Curator at New Bedford Whaling Museum Michael Dyer Register Here for 22 September, 2018 Welcome & Refreshments at…

Hudson River Maritime Museum

Seminar Series Excursion to Hudson River Maritime Museum 21 July, 2018

We had a great time Saturday, 21 July 2018 at the NMHS Seminar Series Excursion to the Hudson River Maritime Museum and Scenic Hudson Lighthouse Cruise.   We met in the morning at the Hudson River Maritime Museum in the…

The Sunken Gold

Sunken Gold: Seminar with Joseph Williams 20 June, 2018

Join us Wednesday, 20 June 2018 for The Sunken Gold: A Story of World War I Espionage and the Greatest Treasure Salvage in History – Presentation and Book Signing with Author Joseph Williams. On January 25, 1917, HMS Laurentic struck two German mines off…

Book Heaven's Ditch

Heaven’s Ditch: Seminar with Jack Kelly 10 March, 2018

Heaven’s Ditch: God, Gold and Murder on the Erie Canal Presentation and Book Signing with Author Jack Kelly Register Here for 10 March, 2018 Registration at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY Join…

The Monitor And Merrimack

Iron Dawn: Seminar with Richard Snow 27 January, 2018

Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History Presentation and Book Signing with Author Richard Snow Register Here for Saturday, 27 January Registration at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM Hendrick Hudson Free Library 185…


2018 Seminar Series Schedule

The 2018 NMHS Seminar Series Schedule is here! Find details below, or download the printer-friendly version  Members of the general public are encouraged to attend!  NMHS Seminar Series events are both a great way to learn about new facets of our maritime heritage…

Raid On New York

Early Dutch New York: Seminar with Len Tantillo 2 December, 2017

Join the National Maritime Historical Society for Early Dutch New York with Marine Artist Len Tantillo   Saturday, 2 December 2017 Coffee & Registration at 10:30 AM; Lecture at 11:00 AM Holiday Potluck Luncheon to Follow Cortlandt Yacht Club – 238 Kings Ferry Road,…

Finest Hours and So Close To Home

Finest Hours & So Close to Home: Seminar with Michael Tougias 3-4 November, 2017

Join the National Maritime Historical Society and New York Times Bestselling Author Michael Tougias for a Film Screening, Lecture & Book Signing The Finest Hours  &  So Close to Home  Friday, November 3, 2017 Refreshments at 6:30 PM; Film Screening at 7:00…

U-Boats In The Bahamas Book

U Boats in the Bahamas: Seminar with Eric Wiberg 23 September, 2017

The National Maritime Historical Society presents “U-Boats in the Bahamas” Seminar and Book Signing with Author Eric Wiberg Saturday, 23 September 2017 Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 Continental Breakfast & Registration at 10:30 AM;…

Bammerman Castle

Bannerman’s Island: Seminar and Excursion with Thom Johnson 21 June and 22 July 2017

Wednesday, 21 June Bannerman’s Island—Seminar with Thom Johnson LOCATION: Chappaqua Library, 195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua, NY Refreshments: 6:30 PM Presentation: 7:00 PM Is Bannerman’s Island haunted? Please join us in welcoming historian and guide Thom Johnson as he presents and recounts…

Tugboat Illustrated

Tugboats Illustrated: Seminar with Paul Farrell 25 March, 2017

The March Installment of the Saturday Seminar Series is Tugboats Illustrated The new book from architect Paul Farrell Saturday, 25 March At the Peekskill Presbyterian Church, 705 South St, Peekskill, NY 10566 Please join us in welcoming author, architect and tugboat…


Draken Harald Hårfagre: Seminar with Bjorn Ahlander 23 February, 2017

The Viking Ship Draken Harald Hårfagre Presentation with Captain Bjorn Ahlander LOCATION: Hendrick Hudson Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY Captain Bjorn Ahlander will discuss the construction and expedition of Draken Harald Harfågre, the largest Viking ship built in…

G Daughan

Revolution on the Hudson: Seminar with George Daughan 28 January, 2017

28 January, 2017 “Revolution on the Hudson: New York City and the Hudson River Valley in the American War of Independence” with George Daughan NOTE NEW LOCATION! The public is invited to attend the National Maritime Historical Society’s Charles Point…


Norseman Saga: Seminar with James Nelson 3 December, 2016

Norseman Saga and Holiday Potluck party at Cortlandt Yacht Club 238 Kings Ferry Rd, Montrose, NY 10548 Saturday, 3 December 10:30 am Coffee; 11 am Lecture James L. Nelson James Nelson is the author of The Two Hundred Year Invasion:…


Operation Eagle Claw: Seminar with Lawrence Brennan 12 November 2016

 Saturday, 12 November Operation Eagle Claw – Rescue from the Sea – Iranian Hostage Crisis Lawrence Brennan Hendrick Hudson Free Library – 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 Continental Breakfast and Registration:  10:30 AM Presentation:  11:00 AM One of Delta…