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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Winter Speaker Series to focus on tomato canning

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Winter Speaker Series to focus on tomato canning

. December 14, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., will begin its Winter Speaker Series on Tuesday, Feb. 8, and continue on select dates through Thursday, March 1. All sessions take place in CBMM’s Van Lennep Auditorium, and advance registration is required. The theme of the upcoming speaker series is “Picked, Packed and Shipped: Tomato […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Commemorates Continuing Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Commemorates Continuing Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

. December 14, 2017

CINCINNATI, OH –The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host the 2018 King Legacy Awards Breakfast on Monday, January 15. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. and the breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m. Tickets for the breakfast are $35 and seating is limited. To purchase tickets, call (513) 333-7706. RSVPs are requested by January 8, 2018. […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces education staff promotions

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum announces education staff promotions

. December 13, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has recently promoted three staff members in its education department. Jill Ferris of Stevensville, Md. is the new Director of Education; Allison Speight of Trappe, Md. is Volunteer & Education Programs Manager; and Matthew Engel of St. Michaels, Md. is Lead Educator. “Expanding CBMM’s education programs is critical to our […]

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Hair O’ The Dog supports Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum restoration efforts

Hair O’ The Dog supports Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum restoration efforts

. December 12, 2017

Hair O’ The Dog Wine and Spirits of Easton, Md., recently made a generous donation to support the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s restoration of 1889 bugeye Edna Lockwood. Through her re-launch at OysterFest on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, $3 of every bottle of Boatman Red Blend wine sold at Hair O’ The Dog will go […]

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Visiting apprentices learn from Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum shipwrights

Visiting apprentices learn from Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum shipwrights

. December 2, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum recently had the opportunity to strengthen its international connections and share knowledge of traditional boatbuilding skills with an even broader audience. Thanks to a partnership with Skol ar Mor, a maritime school in France, two shipwright apprentices—Martin Bogaerts and Emeline Marc—spent five weeks in St. Michaels under the tutelage of […]

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