Category: NMHS Seminars

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...

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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;...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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:...

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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...

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The New York Naval Militia: Seminar with Robert L. Wolf 30 April, 2016

History and Missions of the New York Naval Militia with Major General Robert L. Wolf, NYNM (Ret.) Saturday, 30 April 2016 Hendrick Hudson Library – 25 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 Continental Breakfast is at 10:30 AM. Presentation is...

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Lafayette: Seminar with Marc Jensen 19 March, 2016

Screening of the Play Lafayette, with Guest Speaker Marc Jensen Saturday, 19 March 2016 Hendrick Hudson Library – 25 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 Continental breakfast is at 10:30 AM. Presentation is at 11:00 AM. Please join us for...

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Finding Einstein’s Sailboat: Seminar with David Allen 27 February 2016

Please Join Us for Finding Einstein’s Sailboat—Maritime College Students Develop Creative Approaches to Locating Lost Maritime Artifacts with David Allen, of SUNY Maritime College Saturday, 27 February 2016  Hendrick Hudson Library – 25 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 Many...

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Port of New York in World War II: Seminar with Joseph F. Meany Jr. 30 January 2016

The Port of New York in World War II With Joseph F. Meany Jr., New York State Historian Emeritus  Saturday, 30 January 2016  Hendrick Hudson Library – 25 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 Continental breakfast is at 10:30 AM....

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Trade, Wealth, Innovation & Adventure in the Age of Exploration with Capt. Lada Simek 5 December 2015

The National Maritime Historical Society Charles Point Council Invites you to Join Us for Trade, Wealth, Innovation & Adventure in the Age of Exploration with Captain Lada Simek Saturday, 5 December 2015 Cortlandt Yacht Club – 238 Kings Ferry Road,...

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Research Vessels in Antarctica and on the Hudson: Seminar with Dr. Robin Bell 26 September, 2015

“Research Vessels: Geophysical Expeditions to Antarctica and Mapping 160 miles of the Hudson River” A Talk by Dr. Robin Bell Saturday, 26 September, 2015 Hendrick Hudson Free Library 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY  10548 Coffee & Registration at 10:30...

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USS Slater (DE-766): Seminar with Timothy C. Rizzuto 24 June, 2015

The Charles Point Council of the National Maritime Historical Society presents the 2015 Richard Belliveau Seminar USS Slater: History and Restoration of the Last World War II Destroyer Escort Afloat in the US with Destroyer Escort Historical Museum Executive Director...

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