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Celebrate Wisconsin's maritime heritage - Herald Times Reporter

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 23:00

Celebrate Wisconsin's maritime heritage
Herald Times Reporter
These cities have, at the core of their individual and collective identities, the lake. They also share a common legacy as maritime ports, where the activities and businesses that depended on access to open water transportation routes led to an amazing ...
Sanctuary would be an important area attractionThe Sheboygan Press
Lakeshore communities could be marine sanctuariesChippewa Herald

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Transylvania professor Chris Begley is exploring the world from Broadway to ... - Lexington Herald Leader


Lexington Herald Leader

Transylvania professor Chris Begley is exploring the world from Broadway to ...
Lexington Herald Leader
More recently, Begley turned to underwater archaeology. In Croatia this summer, Begley participated in the international collaborative underwater sciences field school. "A lot of it's pretty regular diving, except you have other tasks" such as working ...

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13 things to know about historic West Brighton, known as 'the Manor of ... - Staten Island Advance - SILive.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:02

13 things to know about historic West Brighton, known as 'the Manor of ...
Staten Island Advance - SILive.com
The city Landmarks Preservation Commission provided a detailed overview of the area's history in a 2005 report. ... In the 18th century portions of the former Dongan Manor were settled by farmers and fisherman and other workers in the maritime trades.

Cannons at Fort William Henry offer glimpse into 18th century - The Saratogian


Cannons at Fort William Henry offer glimpse into 18th century
The Saratogian
“They're some of the most historic pieces of artillery in the United States,” said Zarzynski, an underwater archaeologist and co-founder of Bateaux Below, a group that has done extensive work in Lake George. Fort officials knew the cannons had come ...

Lakeshore communities could be marine sanctuaries - Chippewa Herald


Lakeshore communities could be marine sanctuaries
Chippewa Herald
The 448-square-mile sanctuary is home to more than 40 known wrecks, and more may yet be discovered, said Stephanie Gandulla, Thunder Bay's maritime archaeologist and media coordinator. "There's so many significant shipwrecks here," she said.

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Lakeshore communities could be marine sanctuaries - Fox11online.com


Lakeshore communities could be marine sanctuaries
Fox11online.com
The 448-square-mile sanctuary is home to more than 40 known wrecks, and more may yet be discovered, said Stephanie Gandulla, Thunder Bay's maritime archaeologist and media coordinator. “There's so many significant shipwrecks here,” she said.

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Nickels: Sanctuary would ensure enjoyment for generations - Herald Times Reporter

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 15:23

Nickels: Sanctuary would ensure enjoyment for generations
Herald Times Reporter
A marine sanctuary in Manitowoc would allow our citizens and visitors to experience the power and beauty of Lake Michigan and protect its rich maritime history through research, education and resource protection while enhancing our pride in Manitowoc's ...

With eye on Japan, China plans Martyrs' Day - USA TODAY

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 09:26

USA TODAY

With eye on Japan, China plans Martyrs' Day
USA TODAY
Seven decades on, relations between Beijing and Tokyo remain tense as China challenges Japan over disputed maritime territory and the bloody history of Japan's 1937-1945 occupation of China. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stoked the fire last ...

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With eye on Japan, China plans Martyrs' Day - USA TODAY

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 09:26

USA TODAY

With eye on Japan, China plans Martyrs' Day
USA TODAY
Seven decades on, relations between Beijing and Tokyo remain tense as China challenges Japan over disputed maritime territory and the bloody history of Japan's 1937-1945 occupation of China. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stoked the fire last ...

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Nuclear vow at Japan-India talks - BBC News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 08:58

BBC News

Nuclear vow at Japan-India talks
BBC News
India and Japan also agreed to hold regular joint training exercises in maritime defence - some of which will involve the US - and to accelerate talks on the purchase by Delhi of US-2 amphibian aircraft. Over the weekend in Kyoto, Mr Modi witnessed the ...
Narendra Modi And Shinzo Abe Set To Sign Slew Of Agreements Between India ...International Business Times
What PM Narendra Modi said at the joint press briefing with Japan PM Shinzo AbeEconomic Times
New Delhi, Tokyo try to iron out nuclear-deal todayIndian Express
The Daily Star -India.com -Financial Express
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Portsmouth exhibit concludes with nautical extravaganza - Seacoastonline.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 05:49

Portsmouth exhibit concludes with nautical extravaganza
Seacoastonline.com
He is the author of several prize-winning books on maritime history, as well as the environmental history of Northwest Atlantic commercial fisheries. Bolster was awarded the prestigious Bancroft Prize from Columbia University for his most recent book ...

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Nonprofit keeps gundalow history alive - Seacoastonline.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 02:12

Nonprofit keeps gundalow history alive
Seacoastonline.com
For almost three centuries, these flat-bottomed cargo barges were a practical solution to transportation in the maritime regions of Maine and New Hampshire. They were the tractor-trailers and railroad freight cars of their day, as they efficiently ...

Marine sanctuary designation application underway - The Sheboygan Press

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:37

Marine sanctuary designation application underway
The Sheboygan Press
Studies on national marine sanctuary's show within protected areas numerous potential benefits such as healthier fish stocks, community structure, improved habitat and biodiversity enhancement. Sheboygan also has a long history of training young sailors.

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Outdoors notes - Duluth News Tribune


Outdoors notes
Duluth News Tribune
Underwater Archaeology Day, 1-4 p.m. Sept. 13 as well as Sept. 20. * Candlelight Pumpkin Parade, Nov. 6. r* Veterans Day Pictorial Hike and Social Reception, Nov. 11. Lake Superior Wilderness Conference, Friday and Saturday, Inn on Lake Superior.

Book review: 'Maine to Greenland' surveys history of region's land and people - Press Herald

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 04:09

Book review: 'Maine to Greenland' surveys history of region's land and people
Press Herald
The term “Far Northeast” was originally coined by anthropologists seeking to understand the region's cultural history. To this, the authors have added the maritime aspect that as much as any other feature binds and defines this chunk of the earth. It ...

Celebrate all things nautical at Wentworth Lear houses event - Seacoastonline.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 02:19

Celebrate all things nautical at Wentworth Lear houses event
Seacoastonline.com
The author of several prizewinning books on maritime history, as well as the environmental history of Northwest Atlantic commercial fisheries, Bolster was awarded the prestigious Bancroft Prize from Columbia University for his most recent book, "The ...

Panelists to discuss two Asbury Park maritime disasters - Asbury Park Press

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 00:49

Panelists to discuss two Asbury Park maritime disasters
Asbury Park Press
“The Sixth Avenue beach in Asbury Park is probably one of the most important maritime disaster sites in American history, and I urge people to learn more,” Stine said. The wooden hull of the New Era still is believed to be buried in the sand off ...

Homearama events lined up - Suffolk News-Herald

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Homearama events lined up
Suffolk News-Herald
The Colonial Seaport Foundation will bring the region's past to life with its colonial maritime history display and re-enactors. Scallywag School will teach young guests the art of knot-tying, modern-day power boats will be on display and hearty German ...

Belize serves up surf and turf vacation of Maya Ruins and mind-boggling sea life - Windsor Star


Windsor Star

Belize serves up surf and turf vacation of Maya Ruins and mind-boggling sea life
Windsor Star
The nation is home to more prehistoric buildings than modern-day ones, according to its Institute of Archaeology. That ancient appeal draws in backpackers eager for adventure as well as divers ready to gawk at its bustling reefs or plunge into its ...

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Belize serves up surf and turf vacation of Maya Ruins and mind-boggling sea life - Vancouver Sun


Vancouver Sun

Belize serves up surf and turf vacation of Maya Ruins and mind-boggling sea life
Vancouver Sun
Water winds throughout the cave, and visitors have to squeeze through impossible-looking openings before being rewarded with the archaeological trove. But don't expect to plaster social media with photos documenting the adventure. Clumsy tourists ...

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