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Monday, June 13, 2016

Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) is seeking to hire licensed deckhands for its brand new 200-foot SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, which is based in Newport, R.I. and scheduled to sail throughout New England this summer. The Tall Ship is the first full-rigged ocean-going ship to be built in the United States in over 100 years and

tags: History

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ‘Great’ Lakes Traveling Exhibit developed by New York Sea Grant will be installed at The State University of New York at Albany Gallery, 353 Broadway, Albany, NY, from May 4 to May 27, 2016. Admission to the exhibit from 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday is free. The Great

tags: History, Lake Ontario

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Toledo, Ohio- The National Museum of the Great Lakes’ second temporary exhibit will open to the public on February 8, 2015 in the community room at the museum. Great Lakes Masters: 150 Years of Marine Art will feature original works of art by Nickerson, Huntington, Sprague, Stoll, Shogren, Cook, McGreevy and LaMarre.

tags: History

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

CLAYTON, New York (December 2, 2014) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, New York, announced today that a local military family and two of the North Country’s well-known television personalities will ride aboard the Museum’s parade

tags: Events, History

Thursday, August 14, 2014

NEWPORT, R.I. (August 12, 2014) – A “virtual mark” adds an intriguing new twist to the 10th Annual Ida Lewis Distance Race (ILDR), which starts this Friday (August 15). Starting at 12:30 p.m. off Fort Adams in Newport, R.I., the popular overnighter takes its fleet of PHRF, IRC, One-Design, Doublehanded and

tags: History, Racing

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Toledo, Ohio - The National Museum of the Great Lakes will be hosting a Marine Mart this Saturday, August 9 from 10am-4pm at the museum at 1701 Front St., Toledo, OH 43605. Vendors will be selling photographs, books, memorabilia and artifacts to the general public. The National Museum of the Great Lakes

tags: Events, History

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Lighthouses are definitely in the spotlight at the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay where “The Lighthouse Show” is currently on exhibit. This extraordinary collection of paintings featuring Door County’s many historic lighthouses is now on display in the Museum’s Reddin Bridge Room. The show will

by: Door County Maritime Museum

tags: Events, History, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway, NY – American history is deeply rooted in Cayuga County. The region is paved with historical landmarks as it was once home to not only the Cayuga Indians, but also American pioneers such as entrepreneur Pleasant Rowland who is best known for creating the American Girl brand and Henry Wells, founder of

by: Cayuga County Office of Tourism

tags: Destination, History, Lake Ontario

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