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Sheffield man has a golden link to treasure hunt - Chronicle-Telegram


Chronicle-Telegram

Sheffield man has a golden link to treasure hunt
Chronicle-Telegram
The ship, long known as the “Ship of Gold,” sank in the Atlantic during a 1857 hurricane with one of the most valuable cargos in U.S. maritime history. Thompson is accused of having cheated 150-plus investors out of their expected shares of the $50 ...

Make it a Super weekend - Havelock News


Havelock News

Make it a Super weekend
Havelock News
Kegs Wings and Things in Havelock will be among the places showing the Super Bowl (6:30 p.m. kickoff Sunday), with domestic draft beer specials, half-price apetizers and special chicken wing prices throughout the game. Kegs is located at 403 West Main ...

Even the pirate Blackbeard offered an employee healthcare plan - Washington Post


Washington Post

Even the pirate Blackbeard offered an employee healthcare plan
Washington Post
Stuck in a shallow sandbar in North Carolina's Beaufort Inlet, Blackbeard's famous flagship remains a maritime time capsule, preserving a pirate's life from nearly 300 years ago. Since the Queen Anne's Revenge was discovered in the 1990s ...

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Even the pirate Blackbeard offered an employee healthcare plan - Washington Post


Washington Post

Even the pirate Blackbeard offered an employee healthcare plan
Washington Post
Stuck in a shallow sandbar in North Carolina's Beaufort Inlet, Blackbeard's famous flagship remains a maritime time capsule, preserving a pirate's life from nearly 300 years ago. Since the ... We're learning more about that moment in history. The ...

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OPB explores the history of Astoria - Daily Astorian


Daily Astorian

OPB explores the history of Astoria
Daily Astorian
PORTLAND — OPB will premiere a new, half-hour “Oregon Experience” documentary that examines the rich history Astoria. “Astoria” airs at 9 p.m. Feb. 9 on OPB TV. An advance free public screening is held at the Columbia River Maritime Museum at 7 p.m. ...

Events in Connecticut for Feb. 1-7, 2015 - New York Times

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New York Times

Events in Connecticut for Feb. 1-7, 2015
New York Times
WATERBURY Mattatuck Museum Black History Month Kick-Off Celebration, storytelling, dance performances and more. ..... Daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Maritime Art Gallery, at Mystic Seaport, 47 Greenmanville Avenue. mysticseaport.org/gallery; 860-572-5388.
Gallery/museum listings, Jan. 30-Feb. 6, 2015Ventura County Star

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Teachers, military can visit South Florida Museum at a discount - TBO.com (blog)

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Teachers, military can visit South Florida Museum at a discount
TBO.com (blog)
The museum displays fossils of Florida's earliest marine and mammal inhabitants and archaeological items representing paleoindian, archaic and pre-contact cultures of the Gulf coast of Florida. There are also galleries featuring local maritime history ...

Obama's split personality on oil - Politico

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 06:22

Politico

Obama's split personality on oil
Politico
Just 18 days later, BP's Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico suffered a massive blowout, causing the largest spill in U.S. maritime history and prompting Obama to institute a moratorium on new deep-water drilling so the administration could beef up its ...

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Is Avon Lake's maritime mystery no more? - Chronicle-Telegram

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Chronicle-Telegram

Is Avon Lake's maritime mystery no more?
Chronicle-Telegram
AVON LAKE — The War of 1812 was a turning point in American history that has been called the Second War for Independence. A young United States was caught in the middle of a war between Britain and France, countries we continued to trade with, prior ...

North Shore Community Calendar - The Salem News


North Shore Community Calendar
The Salem News
Peabody: Underwater Archaeology Lecture, 7 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, West Branch, 603 Lowell St. Victor Mastone, the director and chief archaeologist at the Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources, will lecture on ...

The Coast Guard's Most Potent Weapon During Prohibition? Codebreaker ... - Smithsonian

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The Coast Guard's Most Potent Weapon During Prohibition? Codebreaker ...
Smithsonian
Prior to Prohibition, the Coast Guard protected American interests largely by supervising customs and maritime regulations in coastal waters. But as an arm of the Treasury, the Coast Guard became responsible for enforcing Prohibition enforcement on the ...

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The Coast Guard's Most Potent Weapon During Prohibition? Codebreaker ... - Smithsonian

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 17:26

The Coast Guard's Most Potent Weapon During Prohibition? Codebreaker ...
Smithsonian
Prior to Prohibition, the Coast Guard protected American interests largely by supervising customs and maritime regulations in coastal waters. But as an arm of the Treasury, the Coast Guard became responsible for enforcing Prohibition enforcement on the ...

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An Indiana Community's Fight to Save the West Fork of the White River - CounterPunch


CounterPunch

An Indiana Community's Fight to Save the West Fork of the White River
CounterPunch
PARIS, THE NEW NORMAL? — Diana Johnstone files an in-depth report from Paris on the political reaction to the Charlie Hebdo shootings; The Treachery of the Black Political Class: Margaret Kimberley charts the rise and fall of the Congressional Black ...

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UWF Florida Public Archaeology Network receives prestigious public historical ... - UWF Newsroom


UWF Florida Public Archaeology Network receives prestigious public historical ...
UWF Newsroom
SHA promotes scholarly research and the dissemination of knowledge concerning historical archaeology. The society is specifically concerned with the identification, excavation, interpretation and conservation of sites and materials on land and underwater.

JUNO ON THE NORTH SHORE: Blizzard Galleries, Multimedia & More - Wicked Local Danvers (blog)

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JUNO ON THE NORTH SHORE: Blizzard Galleries, Multimedia & More
Wicked Local Danvers (blog)
The Marine Museum at Fall River is a cultural gem and contains a wealth of Fall River Maritime History especially Steam Ship and Titanic memorabilia. Discover the art, books, models and many treasures the Marine Museum holds. This is a must see .

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JUNO ON THE NORTH SHORE: Blizzard Galleries, Multimedia & More - Wicked Local Beverly (blog)

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JUNO ON THE NORTH SHORE: Blizzard Galleries, Multimedia & More
Wicked Local Beverly (blog)
The Marine Museum at Fall River is a cultural gem and contains a wealth of Fall River Maritime History especially Steam Ship and Titanic memorabilia. Discover the art, books, models and many treasures the Marine Museum holds. This is a must see .

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Japan and the launch of Maritime Asia - The Straits Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 19:36

The Straits Times

Japan and the launch of Maritime Asia
The Straits Times
Juxtaposing the two past and present images led me to think about the nature of maritime power in history. Japan was a unique island nation that had never been successfully invaded. It was left alone for its warlike leaders to fight, for more than a ...

Spain planned to invade Britain's colony in Australia in the 1790s - Daily Mail

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:13

Daily Mail

Spain planned to invade Britain's colony in Australia in the 1790s
Daily Mail
Spain planned to attack Britain's colony in Australia and force them from the land by using cannons filled with fire-spreading 'hot shot', newly uncovered documents reveal. According naval archives the Spanish planned to lay siege on Sydney from the ...
Ancient Spanish plan to hit Sydney with 100-vessel armada revealedNew Zealand Herald

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At Newly Discovered Water Temple, Maya Offered Sacrifices to End Drought - National Geographic


National Geographic

At Newly Discovered Water Temple, Maya Offered Sacrifices to End Drought
National Geographic
At the Cara Blanca site in Belize, archaeologists report the discovery of a water temple complex: a small plaza holding the collapsed remnants of a lodge and two smaller structures. The main ... (See photos of other Maya underwater secrets.) Near the ...

US and India Share Sense of Unease Over China - NDTV

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 23:55

NDTV

US and India Share Sense of Unease Over China
NDTV
India has had a long history of suspicion and rivalry with China, which allied with New Delhi's archenemy Pakistan during the Cold War. But it has long insisted on being ... They also called "on all parties to avoid the threat or use of force" in ...
A calm moment in a stormy US-India marriageFinancial Times
Live: We will help India build the nation of its dreams, vows ObamaFirstpost
Obama feted in Delhi as US cements closer ties with IndiaThe Guardian
Deccan Chronicle -12NewsNow.Com
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