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Summer hideaways: Best US seaside escapes - CNN

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:20

CNN

Summer hideaways: Best US seaside escapes
CNN
Mystic's maritime history dates to its days as a shipbuilding center, a time well preserved at the Mystic Seaport Museum, the world's leading and largest of its kind, home to the famed 1800s whaleship, Charles W. Morgan. It's the perfect jumping off ...

Politi-Beat Sunday Roundup: The roller coaster life of a Fall River firefighter - Fall River Herald News (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 00:04

Fall River Herald News (blog)

Politi-Beat Sunday Roundup: The roller coaster life of a Fall River firefighter
Fall River Herald News (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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Unique tours for modern day explorers - Ancient Origins


Ancient Origins

Unique tours for modern day explorers
Ancient Origins
Our aim is to move beyond theories and to present a thorough examination of current research and evidence and to offer alternative viewpoints and explanations to those currently held by mainstream science and archaeology. Come with us on a journey to ...

RSS gives defunct ASI wing a job: Search for Dwarka, Rama Setu - Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis

RSS gives defunct ASI wing a job: Search for Dwarka, Rama Setu
Daily News & Analysis
The defunct underwater wing of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is set for a revival with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the government keen to establish the scientific veracity of Dwarka, the mythological submerged capital of Lord ...

Study reveals little-known history of Native Americans around Duluth - Duluth News Tribune

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 11:28

Study reveals little-known history of Native Americans around Duluth
Duluth News Tribune
Based on his research, White said he also believes the significance of Canal Park to indigenous people should be emphasized alongside the area's well-known maritime history. According to White, the ship canal actually runs through an area that used to ...

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Duluth Indigenous Commission presents study results - Duluth News Tribune

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 23:03

Duluth Indigenous Commission presents study results
Duluth News Tribune
Based on his research, White said he also believes the significance of Canal Park to indigenous people should be emphasized alongside the area's well-known maritime history. According to White, the ship canal actually runs through an area that used to ...

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Boat that Inspired Greenpeace Rejected from Maritime Museum - The Nonprofit Quarterly

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:13

Boat that Inspired Greenpeace Rejected from Maritime Museum
The Nonprofit Quarterly
“I do not possibly see how the museum's nonprofit status would in any way be endangered by working with another nonprofit organization with similar missions of preserving historic maritime history of the Pacific.” We hope the museum understands the ...

Catch a cool Ice age exhibition in Jozi - Independent Online


Independent Online

Catch a cool Ice age exhibition in Jozi
Independent Online
... a tank (digitally, not literally) and enables them to experience underwater life with the prehistoric species that once ruled our oceans; to the sandpit that affords them a taste of amateur archaeology as they dig for fossils; along with the bear ...

'Egypt's Sunken Treasures' exhibit to tour Europe in September - The Cairo Post


The Cairo Post

'Egypt's Sunken Treasures' exhibit to tour Europe in September
The Cairo Post
The exhibit will then travel to Zurich, Berlin followed by the British Museum in London before the artifacts are returned to Cairo,” director of the Antiquities Ministry's underwater archaeology department Mohamed Mostafa told The Cairo Post Tuesday ...

University Of Oregon Path to finding 'first peoples' leads through University ... - The Register-Guard


The Register-Guard

University Of Oregon Path to finding 'first peoples' leads through University ...
The Register-Guard
The filmmakers synthesize the latest science from the fields of genetics, paleobotany, anthropology, archaeology and osteobiography, which is the telling of stories of ancient people based on the evidence of their bones. Being at the center of the ...

Underwater Robot with Turle-like Propulsion - Hydro International


Hydro International

Underwater Robot with Turle-like Propulsion
Hydro International
Aiming to boost research, the EUR 4 million ARROWS project picks up where military security and offshore oil and gas technologies left off by creating underwater exploration vehicles tailored to the needs and expectations of deep-sea archaeologists.

Martin Dean dies - Divernet


Divernet

Martin Dean dies
Divernet
His contributions to conventional marine archaeology included writing Guidelines on Acceptable Standards in Underwater Archaeology and co-editing the first edition of Guide to Principles and Practice for the Nautical Archaeology Society, of which he ...

History museum regroups as Scott vetoes Lee's expansion money - TBO.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 18:19

TBO.com

History museum regroups as Scott vetoes Lee's expansion money
TBO.com
TAMPA — Had all gone as planned, $2.5 million of taxpayer money would have been earmarked from next year's state budget for a new permanent exhibit on Florida's maritime heritage at the Tampa Bay History Center. The Channelside museum had not yet ...

San Diego Museum Rejects Golden Rule's Request to Dock, Cites Ketch's ... - Lost Coast Outpost

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 16:55

Lost Coast Outpost

San Diego Museum Rejects Golden Rule's Request to Dock, Cites Ketch's ...
Lost Coast Outpost
“The boat's history is seen as promoting civil disobedience,” Hernandez said. “This does not align with the mission of the Maritime Museum.” The Golden Rule is renowned for its 1958 voyage to Marshall Island in an attempt to halt atmospheric nuclear ...

New text on local maritime history: 'The Holy Terror: Captain Willilam Nichols' - The Daily News of Newburyport (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 15:43

New text on local maritime history: 'The Holy Terror: Captain Willilam Nichols'
The Daily News of Newburyport (blog)
There can never be enough books on local history, and one important addition is "The Holy Terror: Captain William Nichols," published recently by G. William Freeman. Nichols is among the most decorated of local ship captains, and Freeman remembers him ...

Louisiana festival guide 2015: July - NOLA.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 13:21

NOLA.com

Louisiana festival guide 2015: July
NOLA.com
July also is the month in which New Orleanians celebrate their heritage, not just with the expected Fourth of July fireworks (which are legion), but also with events celebrating Bastille Day (reflecting the city's French history) and the feast of San ...

PM announces support for Rendez-vous 2017 - Prime Minister of Canada (press release)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 11:15

PM announces support for Rendez-vous 2017
Prime Minister of Canada (press release)
“Canada has an extraordinarily rich naval and maritime history that contributed enormously to the development of our great country. I am therefore very pleased to be in Québec City, one of the great historical ports of the world, to announce support ...

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Blue Moon Jazz will be performing at Floyd's 1921 Restaurant on Friday, June ... - Carolinacoastonline

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 09:20

Carolinacoastonline

Blue Moon Jazz will be performing at Floyd's 1921 Restaurant on Friday, June ...
Carolinacoastonline
The Summer Science School offers students in grades three through six the opportunity to learn about the natural and maritime history of coastal North Carolina through creative, hands-on experiences. This 3-day course includes a field trip to the ...

'Pirate Hunters' tells a compellingly true tale of a lost pirate ship - Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor

'Pirate Hunters' tells a compellingly true tale of a lost pirate ship
Christian Science Monitor
It's hard to imagine a more conspicuously romantic topic; Kurson's story features pirate lore and legend, underwater archaeology, a quixotic quest with innumerable perils and pitfalls, and the eventual discovery of lost treasure. His narration is just ...

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This Dutch kid is about to launch a system to let the oceans clean themselves - Quartz

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 07:00

Quartz

This Dutch kid is about to launch a system to let the oceans clean themselves
Quartz
Add the fact that this particular boy is about to lead the largest expedition in history to map the spread of trash in the Pacific Ocean, and relief legitimately upgrades to hope. And when he says that—within one year—he will launch the first global ...

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