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Salem news and events (March 20 edition) - Wicked Local Salem


Salem news and events (March 20 edition)
Wicked Local Salem
Dr. Calvin Mires and Captain Laurel Seaborn of SEAMAHP (Seafaring Education and Maritime Archaeological Heritage Program) will join Vic Mastone, chief archaeologist of the Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources, to talk to ...

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Erik Larson's 'Dead Wake' is graphic, but not gripping - Kansas City Star

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 22:24

Kansas City Star

Erik Larson's 'Dead Wake' is graphic, but not gripping
Kansas City Star
Few tales in history are more haunting, more tangled with investigatory mazes or more fraught with toxic secrets than that of the final voyage of the Lusitania, one of the colossal tragedies of maritime history. It's the other Titanic, the story of a ...
'Dead Wake' details Lusitania disasterToledo Blade
Review: 'Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania' by Erik LarsonBuffalo News

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Community Notes - The Sheboygan Press

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 18:25

The Sheboygan Press

Community Notes
The Sheboygan Press
Rolf Johnson, CEO of the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, and Wendy Lutzke, educator at Wisconsin Maritime Museum, will discuss “Our Maritime Environment” and teach the audience about some of the challenges faced by the Lake Michigan ecosystem and ...

Victorian festival fetes history, maritime life and costumes in Port Townsend - Peninsula Daily

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 03:40

Peninsula Daily

Victorian festival fetes history, maritime life and costumes in Port Townsend
Peninsula Daily
“We are celebrating the Victorian history and the maritime along with the fun costumes,” said Dottie Nelson, who has participated in the past five festivals. “There is a lot of history put in a package that makes us feel that we are part of it.” Among ...

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Victorian festival fetes history, maritime life and costumes in Port Townsend - Peninsula Daily

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 03:40

Peninsula Daily

Victorian festival fetes history, maritime life and costumes in Port Townsend
Peninsula Daily
“We are celebrating the Victorian history and the maritime along with the fun costumes,” said Dottie Nelson, who has participated in the past five festivals. “There is a lot of history put in a package that makes us feel that we are part of it.” Among ...

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Life on Mars? Willmar psychiatrist delivers talk on Mars today in England - West Central Tribune

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 01:19

Life on Mars? Willmar psychiatrist delivers talk on Mars today in England
West Central Tribune
Sheehan is speaking at the 2015 spring conference of the Society for the History of Astronomy, which will be held in conjunction with the history section of the British Astronomical Association. The event takes place at the National Maritime Museum in ...

Features Briefs - SunHerald.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 00:02

Features Briefs
SunHerald.com
The museum was established in 1986 to preserve and interpret the maritime history and heritage of Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. It accomplishes this mission through indoor exhibits, educational events, and hands-on activities, both outdoors ...

Coffeehouse concert opens Maritime Month - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 17:40

Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Coffeehouse concert opens Maritime Month
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
Maritime Month is a celebration of the Midcoast's marine history and cultural heritage. The April celebration will include a photography exhibit and a wide variety of speakers including scientists, historians, adventurers, authors and musicians ...

Grant's Getaways: Keeping tradition alive - kgw.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 17:16

kgw.com

Grant's Getaways: Keeping tradition alive
kgw.com
The classroom is open to any and all who travel to Astoria and step inside the new Barbey Maritime Center; a place steeped in history, too! Keeping tradition alive (Photo: Columbia River Maritime Museum). Fullscreen. Keeping tradition alive (Photo ...

Keys undersea explorer sets sights on Roman shipwrecks - Florida Keys Keynoter


Florida Keys Keynoter

Keys undersea explorer sets sights on Roman shipwrecks
Florida Keys Keynoter
In January 2012, Koblick and his marine archaeology survey team made international headlines when they announced the discovery of the British submarine HMS Olympus off the coast of Malta. After hitting a mine on May 8, 1942, the 283-foot Odin-class sub ...

Maryland Day: Tour Downtown Annapolis, Maritime Museum, Children's ... - Patch.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 14:14

Patch.com

Maryland Day: Tour Downtown Annapolis, Maritime Museum, Children's ...
Patch.com
Begin your Walk Annapolis afternoon with a “Maryland Day Scavenger Hunt for History” and discover the unique Made in Maryland products sold by many of our local merchants. Then stop in at some historic hostelries, pubs and cultural sites and support ...

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Global Marine Research Showcased at ExplorOcean - Newport Beach Independent Newspaper


Newport Beach Independent Newspaper

Global Marine Research Showcased at ExplorOcean
Newport Beach Independent Newspaper
On April 16, John W. Foster, State of California Archaeologist (ret.) will talk about “Archaeology Underwater: Exploration and Conservation Beyond the Shores of Time. A native of Burbank, Foster got his start in archaeology as a boy while visiting an ...

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Global Marine Research Showcased at ExplorOcean - Newport Beach Independent Newspaper


Newport Beach Independent Newspaper

Global Marine Research Showcased at ExplorOcean
Newport Beach Independent Newspaper
He is California's only “underwater archaeologist,” and has been responsible for discovering and exploring a variety of shipwrecks, including the SS Pomona site at Fort Ross, and later the Montebello, a freighter torpedoed off the coast of Cambria. On ...

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Scots Heritage weekend begins today at SAU - Laurinburg Exchange

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 07:46

Scots Heritage weekend begins today at SAU
Laurinburg Exchange
A featured symposium speaker, Dr. Eric Graham, a native of Ayrshire and author of “A Maritime History of Scotland (1650-1790),” will speak this afternoon and again tomorrow morning. Today's talk by Graham is set for 1:45 p.m., when he will present ...

My Quest for Atlantis - New York Times


New York Times

My Quest for Atlantis
New York Times
For archaeology fanatics like myself, raised on Indiana Jones movies and basement stacks of old National Geographic magazines, nothing could top finding Atlantis. Contrary to what you may remember from reading comic books, the original Atlantis wasn't ...

My Quest for Atlantis - New York Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 07:00

New York Times

My Quest for Atlantis
New York Times
Today, Doñana is a peaceful nature reserve beloved by bird-watchers, but as José María Galán, a park ecologist, pointed out as we drove through the choppy surf, it has a violent history. The offshore Azores-Gibraltar Transform Fault shifts roughly ...

5 things to do this weekend in Manitowoc - Herald Times Reporter

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 05:19

Herald Times Reporter

5 things to do this weekend in Manitowoc
Herald Times Reporter
•Check out a pair of exhibits this weekend at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc. “Treasures of NOAA's Ark” is a traveling exhibit of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and highlights the history and services of that organization.

WEEKEND: Victorian festival fetes history, maritime life and costumes ... - Peninsula Daily

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 03:31

Peninsula Daily

WEEKEND: Victorian festival fetes history, maritime life and costumes ...
Peninsula Daily
“We are celebrating the Victorian history and the maritime along with the fun costumes,” said Dottie Nelson, who has participated in the past five festivals. “There is a lot of history put in a package that makes us feel that we are part of it.” Among ...

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WEEKEND: Victorian festival fetes history, maritime life and costumes ... - Peninsula Daily

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 03:31

WEEKEND: Victorian festival fetes history, maritime life and costumes ...
Peninsula Daily
“We are celebrating the Victorian history and the maritime along with the fun costumes,” said Dottie Nelson, who has participated in the past five festivals. “There is a lot of history put in a package that makes us feel that we are part of it.” Among ...

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Freep Film Festival opens with sizzle and splash - Detroit Free Press

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 03/19/2015 - 21:13

Detroit Free Press

Freep Film Festival opens with sizzle and splash
Detroit Free Press
... off with the film about Trotter, who has discovered nearly 100 shipwrecks in three-plus decades of combing the Great Lakes. Detroit Free Press videographer Eric Seals devoted almost two years to capturing the story of the man and the maritime history.

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