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New museum director impressed with local history - Williams Lake Tribune


New museum director impressed with local history
Williams Lake Tribune
His interests are varied, ranging from growing heritage tomatoes to maritime[r1] archaeology, B.C. history, and genealogy. He has a Certificate in Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology that is accredited by the United Kingdom's Nautical Archaeology ...

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Stories of Slave Trade on Display in Historic Ship Docked in TriBeCa - DNAinfo

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:48

DNAinfo

Stories of Slave Trade on Display in Historic Ship Docked in TriBeCa
DNAinfo
TRIBECA — A dark time in maritime history is being brought to light aboard a historic boat floating in the Hudson. The exhibit "Spirits of the Passage: Stories of the Transatlantic Slave Trade," now on display inside a steamship from the 1930s ...

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Jetty a sign of the times - Coffs Coast Advocate

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:19

Coffs Coast Advocate

Jetty a sign of the times
Coffs Coast Advocate
NEW signage to showcase our region's rich maritime history has been granted for Coffs Harbour's Jetty Foreshores redevelopment. Federal Member for Cowper Luke Hartsuyker this week announced a $10,000 grant for interpretive signage that will be ...

Maritime Folklife Festival on September 5th - Historic City News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 15:09

Maritime Folklife Festival on September 5th
Historic City News
“So much of our maritime history is tied to the cultural roots of this community,” said Executive Director Kathy A. Fleming. “This event ties in perfectly with our museum's dedication to folk culture, like our traditional wooden boatworks and exhibits ...

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18th-Century Shipwreck Discovered in Maryland River - Archaeology


Archaeology

18th-Century Shipwreck Discovered in Maryland River
Archaeology
“The inadvertent discovery of this shipwreck is an amazing opportunity to study early maritime history. It reminds us how Marylanders used to move goods and people across the region,” SHA Chief Archaeologist Julie Schablitsky said in a press release.
18th-century shipwreck discovered in ViennaWBAL Baltimore

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Maritime museum receives $500000 grant, but remains homeless - Victoria News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:23

Maritime museum receives $500000 grant, but remains homeless
Victoria News
The $500,000 funding provided by the foundation is not for rent, but would be used to renovate the roughly 6,000-square foot space to include a classroom for maritime history and culture for school groups, along with flooring, subwalls, electricity ...

Workers Removing Debris Find 18th-Century Shipwreck - Newser


Newser

Workers Removing Debris Find 18th-Century Shipwreck
Newser
"The day you find a shipwreck in Maryland waters is a momentous occasion," says Julie Schablitsky, chief archaeologist with the State Highway Administration. "It doesn't get much better than this." She and her husband, Navy underwater archaeologist Bob ...

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Expedition to ancient Antikythera wreck to reveal more mysteries of 2000-year ... - International Business Times UK


International Business Times UK

Expedition to ancient Antikythera wreck to reveal more mysteries of 2000-year ...
International Business Times UK
Scientists and underwater archaeologists are set to return to the Antikythera wreck to search for more treasures and fragments of the mystery mechanism discovered there more than 100 years ago. The shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island is ...

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Vermont-based schooner heading to New York for hull repairs - SFGate

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 08:29

SFGate

Vermont-based schooner heading to New York for hull repairs
SFGate
Waterford's dry dock will be used to overhaul the vessel's hull, a process that involves replacing damaged planking and recaulking seams. The Lois McClure serves as a floating museum, educating communities in the Northeast on the region's maritime ...

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Boblo boat Columbia left mark on US maritime history; facts that make her unique - Southgate News Herald

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 07:16

Southgate News Herald

Boblo boat Columbia left mark on US maritime history; facts that make her unique
Southgate News Herald
For more than 23 years, the former Boblo boat Columbia made its home in Ecorse, sitting desolate at a U.S. Steel dock as it awaited a possible fate at a scrapyard. But it left Downriver last September for a shipyard in Toledo where a New York-based ...

Maritime museum files for rental of CPR building - Times Colonist

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 01:26

Maritime museum files for rental of CPR building
Times Colonist
If a foundation nearly 5,000 kilometres away puts down $500,000 in the museum's interest, she suggested the province should help stave off the “absolutely enormous” gap in the maritime history of the province, the city and even the country if the ...

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Maritime museum files for rental of CPR site - Times Colonist

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 01:26

Maritime museum files for rental of CPR site
Times Colonist
If a foundation nearly 5,000 kilometres away puts down $500,000 in the museum's interest, she suggested the province should help stave off the “absolutely enormous” gap in the maritime history of the province, the city and even the country if the ...

Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's plane - The Detroit News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 00:26

The Detroit News

Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's plane
The Detroit News
... principal investigator; Stephanie Gandulla, an archaeologist with Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena, Michigan; and Sadiki and four other members of Diving with a Purpose, a nonprofit that works to conserve and protect maritime history ...

Your Monday Evening Briefing - New York Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 18:04

New York Times

Your Monday Evening Briefing
New York Times
Historians and archaeologists around the world denounced the Islamic State's latest assault on priceless historical sites in Syria and Iraq. Unesco's director general called the wrecking of the Temple of Baalshamin in Palmyra “a new war crime and an ...

Off the Beat-en Path - Weird cop calls North of Boston - Wicked Local North Andover (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 16:59

Off the Beat-en Path - Weird cop calls North of Boston
Wicked Local North Andover (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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18th-century shipwreck discovered in Vienna - WBAL Baltimore


WBAL Baltimore

18th-century shipwreck discovered in Vienna
WBAL Baltimore
The husband-and-wife team of Schablitsky and Navy underwater archaeologist Bob Neyland has been studying the structure all summer since it was found during repair work under the U.S. Route 50 bridge in Vienna. "They began to notice that some of the ...

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Paris museum displays 20-foot Egyptian statues found submerged in Mediterranean - National Post


National Post

Paris museum displays 20-foot Egyptian statues found submerged in Mediterranean
National Post
The cities remained the stuff of legend until Goddio and the European Institute of Underwater Archaeology (IEASM) uncovered them with support of the Egyptian Ministry for Antiquities and the Hilti Foundation. Many of the artifacts going on display this ...

Off the Beat-en Path - Weird cop calls North of Boston - Wicked Local Ipswich (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 08:46

Off the Beat-en Path - Weird cop calls North of Boston
Wicked Local Ipswich (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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The Big Dig - The New Yorker


The New Yorker

The Big Dig
The New Yorker
... the Turkish government as a historical site, and all digging must be supervised by the Istanbul Archaeological Museum. The location that was eventually chosen, in the working-class district of Yenikapı, had conveniently spent much of antiquity ...

A Tale of Two Legislative Chambers - The Atlantic

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 08/23/2015 - 18:41

The Atlantic

A Tale of Two Legislative Chambers
The Atlantic
Compared with Britain's House of Lords, the Canadian Senate has all of the scandal but none of the grandeur or history. It has a regionalist element like its American counterpart: 105 seats are allocated to specific provinces, with Quebec and ...

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