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Richard Scofield retires after three decades at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Richard Scofield retires after three decades at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. March 2, 2018

Richard Scofield of Royal Oak, Md., has retired from the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum after more than 30 years of service. Working on boats since he was 12 in his hometown of Stamford, Conn., Scofield has been connected to the Chesapeake region his entire life. Spending summers on the family farm in St. Michaels, he […]

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Gliders are Tops During Museum of Flight Soaring Expo

Gliders are Tops During Museum of Flight Soaring Expo

. February 24, 2018

SEATTLE – The wonders of powerless flight will be revealed at the Museum’s annual Soaring Expo, March 3-4. Exhibits include state-of-the-art gliders, and members of the Seattle Glider Council, Evergreen Soaring Society and Puget Sound Soaring will be on hand to share their experience. Radio Control model sailplane clubs will also be on site. Soaring […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosting a Full Day of Black History Month Programming

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Hosting a Full Day of Black History Month Programming

. February 24, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host a variety of programs closing out Black History Month on Saturday, February 24, beginning at 10:00 a.m. with the 12th Annual African American Quiz Bowl. This program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Black History Month programming for the day […]

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Duke Energy Children’s Museum to reopen in May

Duke Energy Children’s Museum to reopen in May

. February 24, 2018

CINCINNATI – After a temporary closure, the Duke Energy Children’s Museum at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) will reopen May 4, 2018. The Children’s Museum temporarily closed in November 2017 to accommodate construction activity on the mezzanine level as part of the effort to restore Union Terminal . Initially, CMC had intended to keep the Children’s […]

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Winter brings progress to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Edna Lockwood restoration

Winter brings progress to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Edna Lockwood restoration

. February 22, 2018

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Shipyard Manager Michael Gorman reports much work has been done over the winter on the log-hull restoration of Edna E. Lockwood. Queen of CBMM’s historic fleet of Chesapeake boats and a registered National Historic Landmark, the 1889 log-bottom bugeye is the last of her kind and set for re-launch at CBMM’s […]

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