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Book launch for Warren Riess Nov. 28 - Wiscasset Newspaper


Book launch for Warren Riess Nov. 28
Wiscasset Newspaper
He has been widely published, including in the International Journals of Nautical Archaeology and the British Museum Encyclopedia of Maritime and Underwater Archaeology. His underwater archaeological accomplishments have been the subject of a ...

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9 World Heritage Sites That Will Leave You in Awe - Yahoo Travel

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 08:11

Yahoo Travel

9 World Heritage Sites That Will Leave You in Awe
Yahoo Travel
Make it a priority to spend an afternoon admiring the site because, beyond being stunningly beautiful from afar, up close the place is evocatively romantic and full of intricate details—in architecture, ornamentation, and history. Before going, read ...

Peter Arenstam book signing - Wicked Local

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 07:00

Peter Arenstam book signing
Wicked Local
He is a frequent lecturer and public speaker on Mayflower and maritime history and is the author of numerous popular children's books including “Nicholas, a Massachusetts Tale,” “The Mighty Mastiff of the Mayflower” and is co-author of “Mayflower 1620 ...

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Accused knife attacker at submarine base has history of trespassing - FOX CT

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 19:35

Accused knife attacker at submarine base has history of trespassing
FOX CT
Brunache is charged with assault on a federal officer and assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States. Brunache already had a criminal history, including ...

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J. Hettinger: Treasure trove available about shipwrecks - Battle Creek Enquirer

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 17:32

Battle Creek Enquirer

J. Hettinger: Treasure trove available about shipwrecks
Battle Creek Enquirer
Frederick Stonehouse is a professor of Maritime History at Northern Michigan University, who is today regarded as one of the leading authorities on Great Lakes shipwrecks. Stonehouse is a frequent guest on many morning radio shows this time of the year ...

5000-Year-Old Human Footprints Uncover the Life of Stone Age Fishermen - Tech Times


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5000-Year-Old Human Footprints Uncover the Life of Stone Age Fishermen
Tech Times
"We are familiar with animal footprints, but to the best of my knowledge, we have never come across human footprints in Danish Stone Age archaeology before," Stafseth said. The researchers have been working as quickly as they can to recover artifacts ...
Stone Age Fishermen Footprints Discovered in DenmarkThe Utah People's Post

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School board thanks Maritime Museum for opportunities - Daily Astorian

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 13:12

School board thanks Maritime Museum for opportunities
Daily Astorian
From docent-led tours of the museum and the Lightship Columbia, to in-class programs and activity-rich publications, the museum is dedicated to increasing student understanding of the maritime history of the Columbia River and the Pacific Northwest.

See list of fallen Great Lakes Bay Region sailors to be honored in Saturday ... - Bay City Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:08

Bay City Times

See list of fallen Great Lakes Bay Region sailors to be honored in Saturday ...
Bay City Times
BAY CITY, MI — This weekend, the Saginaw River Marine Historical Society takes a few moments to remember. In a memorial service set for 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, at Bay City's Third Street Waterfall Park, officials from the society plan to honor ...

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Custom House to Undergo Next Phase of Restoration - CapeCod.com News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 05:49

CapeCod.com News

Custom House to Undergo Next Phase of Restoration
CapeCod.com News
Barnstable Town Council President Jessica Rapp-Grassetti says the building plays an important role in the town's history. “It's part of our history, part of the maritime history, as well as the historical significance with regard to the architecture of ...

Jump into naval history at fisherman jumper exhibition - Aberdeen Press and Journal

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 05:15

Jump into naval history at fisherman jumper exhibition
Aberdeen Press and Journal
Against the freezing cold winds and pouring rain of the raging North Sea, the fishermen of the north-east's maritime past relied on their tight woollen jumpers to keep them warm through a harsh night's fishing. Now these traditional jumpers are to be ...

Volunteer opportunities: Nov. 14, 2014 - Daily Astorian

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 03:15

Volunteer opportunities: Nov. 14, 2014
Daily Astorian
Training provided. For information, go to www.columbiamemorial.org. To schedule an interview, call 503-325-1164. Columbia River Maritime Museum — 1792 Marine Drive. Volunteer opportunities for those with an interest in maritime history. For ...

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Maritime Gloucester doesn't get state bid for Ernestina - The Salem News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 21:08

Maritime Gloucester doesn't get state bid for Ernestina
The Salem News
“We are disappointed as we believe that Gloucester would have been the best place to conduct this work and honor the boat and its rich history.” Instead, the DCR awarded the bid for the restoration of the Ernestina-Morrissey, which was built and ...

Maritime exhibit is going home - Wingham Chronicle

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 19:44

Maritime exhibit is going home
Wingham Chronicle
"There's a rich Maritime history in Cundletown," said Barbara. It is believed that the pump was originally housed at the Graving Dock situated at the mouth of the Dawson, where it enters the Manning River. Larger boats were repaired in a large swimming ...

Stories from the Galley - Washington College Elm

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 19:41

Washington College Elm

Stories from the Galley
Washington College Elm
In “Stories from the Galley: Commencement,” the second in a three-part lecture series on maritime history sponsored by the Center for Environment and Society, Michael Vlahovich discussed his passion for building and restoring wooden boats as a result ...

Spare Times Listings for Nov. 14-20 - New York Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 18:37

Spare Times Listings for Nov. 14-20
New York Times
American Museum of Natural History: 'Lonesome George' (through Jan. 4) His death in 2012 brought to an end the species of this Pinta Island tortoise of the Galápagos Islands, named Lonesome George for his largely singular existence. But thanks to ...

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RIVERSIDE: Ancient maritime archaeology to be explored - Press-Enterprise


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RIVERSIDE: Ancient maritime archaeology to be explored
Press-Enterprise
A teachers' workshop will be held 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and will provide teachers with innovative ways of engaging their students in history through the lens of maritime archaeology. Events will be held at the Riverside university's Center for Near ...

RIVERSIDE: Ancient maritime archaeology to be explored - Press-Enterprise

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 18:18

Press-Enterprise

RIVERSIDE: Ancient maritime archaeology to be explored
Press-Enterprise
A teachers' workshop will be held 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and will provide teachers with innovative ways of engaging their students in history through the lens of maritime archaeology. Events will be held at the Riverside university's Center for Near ...

Grand Colonial in Hewlett Bay Park has maritime history - Newsday

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 14:21

Grand Colonial in Hewlett Bay Park has maritime history
Newsday
One of the original Hewlett Bay Park houses, this grand Colonial, on the market for $3.75 million, was built by a ship's captain in 1918 on the widest section of Macy Channel. It's said the captain named his home Four Winds. The original structure ...

CSIS Launches Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative - War on the Rocks

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 13:02

War on the Rocks

CSIS Launches Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative
War on the Rocks
The website allows users to explore the latest regional developments using interactive maps, read original analysis from top experts in the United States and in Asia, view the long maritime history of the region using an interactive timeline, and ...

BMO Bank Chief Hails City's Revival - urbanmilwaukee

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:08

urbanmilwaukee

BMO Bank Chief Hails City's Revival
urbanmilwaukee
Downe's Canadian vision of the region pays greater homage to the maritime history and influence of the Great Lakes than is commonplace here. Our economy is “not an accident of geography, it is because of geography,” he said. Downe took questions from a ...

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