Symposium to Focus on Maine Maritime Experience

The Maine Maritime Museum is hosting the 40th Annual Albert Reed & Thelma Walker Maritime History Symposium. The daylong event will take place on April 26 in Bath, Maine.

The day’s topics include:

  • Cape Cod’s Oldest Shipwreck: The Desperate Crossing of the Sparrow-hawk
  • The RV Albatross and H. B. Bigelow: The Genesis of The Fishes of the Gulf of Maine
  • Portland’s Ever-Changing Harbor
  • The Maritime Revival and Writing New Histories of Seafaring
  • Eighteenth Century Merchant Ship Construction: A Historiography
  • Automation and Preservation of Lighthouses
  • History of the Maine Lobsterboat in the Frost and Lowell Families
  • Portland, Maine’s Irish Longshoremen in their Own Words
  • Building the Gundalow Piscataqua: A Celebration of Maine and New Hampshire Rivers
  • 100,000 Miles of Traditional Vessels and Modern Education: From Sailing the Freedom Schooner Amistad into Cuba to Cutting-Edge Science under Sail

For more information and registration:

Maine Maritime Museum Symposium

 

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