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Sea tales: Whidbey maritime history is ingrained in Roger Sherman - Whidbey News-Times (subscription)

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 08:16

Sea tales: Whidbey maritime history is ingrained in Roger Sherman
Whidbey News-Times (subscription)
Roger Sherman speaks with a guest who came to hear him talk about Whidbey Island maritime history and a new book that he's working on during 'Porch Stories' at the Island County Museum last week. Sherman's interest in nautical artifacts is reflected in ...

Hong Kong's sunken treasure: ancient anchor and cannon reveal our rich maritime history - South China Morning Post

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 04:59

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's sunken treasure: ancient anchor and cannon reveal our rich maritime history
South China Morning Post
“It's important for Hong Kong's [maritime] history because it's evidence to show that Hong Kong is a location worth investigating,” Dr Libby Chan Lai-pik, senior curator at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum said. The museum is a sponsor of the Underwater ...

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Leffingwell House Museum to host Maritime History Day - Norwich Bulletin

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:12

Leffingwell House Museum to host Maritime History Day
Norwich Bulletin
Leffingwell House Museum, 348 Washington St., Norwich, will host Maritime History Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 13. The celebration will feature a restored shipping document from the brig Amazon in 1807, with original signatures of Thomas Jefferson ...

Tall ships coming to Bellingham Bay, Blaine - The Bellingham Herald

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 09:54

The Bellingham Herald

Tall ships coming to Bellingham Bay, Blaine
The Bellingham Herald
... for the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority, where the ships are based. “That's very true for many people,” Follansbee said. “We try to create an entertaining experience that's also educational. Our mission is to translate maritime history ...

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In Camden, new museum to enshrine city's maritime history - Philly.com

Sun, 07/17/2016 - 03:05

Philly.com

In Camden, new museum to enshrine city's maritime history
Philly.com
Interactive devices, large-scale ship models, and repurposed materials from a fine Camden County Historical Society exhibit about the nearby New York Shipbuilding Corp., which closed in 1967, also will be displayed in Maritime Hall. Although smaller ...

This week on Down to Business: summer camps, maritime history & the perfect barbecue - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 09:04

Newstalk 106-108 fm

This week on Down to Business: summer camps, maritime history & the perfect barbecue
Newstalk 106-108 fm
Bobby heads off on the high seas of history, as he experiences the National Maritime Museum of Ireland in Dun Laoghaire. Firing up the barbie, there will be tips on grilling those chops and steaks with renowned chefs Oliver Dunne and Joe Shannon.

This week on Down to Business: summer camps, maritime history &... - Newstalk 106-108 fm

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 08:57

Newstalk 106-108 fm

This week on Down to Business: summer camps, maritime history &...
Newstalk 106-108 fm
Bobby heads off on the high seas of history, as he experiences the National Maritime Museum of Ireland in Dun Laoghaire. Firing up the barbie, there will be tips on grilling those chops and steaks with renowned chefs Oliver Dunne and Joe Shannon.

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Chicago Maritime Museum tells the city's story via its waterways - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 15:20

Chicago Tribune

Chicago Maritime Museum tells the city's story via its waterways
Chicago Tribune
Maps depict the key water systems, and photographs show moments of Chicago maritime history. And there are many, many models of boats, as well as actual canoes, from an early dugout to a sampling from the collection of the late Ralph Frese, aka "Mr.

Kaleidoscope: Erie, Pa. has rich maritime history; brig, museum, lighthouses great to check out - Aurora Advocate

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 01:11

Aurora Advocate

Kaleidoscope: Erie, Pa. has rich maritime history; brig, museum, lighthouses great to check out
Aurora Advocate
Four years ago, I put Erie, Pa. on my list of places I wanted to visit, and over the hot and mostly sunny Memorial Day weekend I finally made the 130-mile journey from Kent. Erie is Pennsylvania's fourth largest city, sporting a population of about 100 ...

Tasmania's Wooden Boat Centre maintains its maritime history - Weekly Times Now

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 10:11

Weekly Times Now

Tasmania's Wooden Boat Centre maintains its maritime history
Weekly Times Now
At the boat centre, Adrian teaches old skills, including the basics such as sharpening and restoring old tools, to the more complicated boat calculations, and even maritime history. “If you want to make traditional wooden boats then you've got to ...