Herreshoff Museum Receives Grant for After-School Boat Program

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The Herreshoff Marine Museum/America’s Cup Hall of Fame announced that the Collectors Foundation of Traverse City, Michigan, awarded a $10,000 matching grant to the museum to run an after-school program teaching classic boat repair and maintenance.

The program begins this month in the complex of 19th century buildings where the Bristol, Rhode Island-based Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. designed and built the boats used in the museum’s sailing program.

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