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Maryland’s Four Centuries talk at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Maryland’s Four Centuries talk at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Sunday, Nov. 4 from 2-4 pm, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting a Maryland’s Four Centuries Project seminar featuring Maryland Dove Captain Will Gates presenting research and development for a new replica of Maryland’s first ship. The seminar is one of four in a series hosted around the State, and is free and […]

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Douglass biographer to speak November 10 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Douglass biographer to speak November 10 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

In partnership with the Frederick Douglass Honor Society and the Talbot County Free Library, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is hosting Dr. David Blight on Saturday, November 10 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm for a talk on his newly released Frederick Douglass biography. Admission is free, but limited to 120 ticket holders, with advanced tickets […]

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Participants invited to help loft 1912 river tug Delaware at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Participants invited to help loft 1912 river tug Delaware at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering two chances to get involved with its restoration of Delaware this December. From 10am–4pm Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1–2 and Dec. 8–9, participants are invited to join Shipyard Programs Manager Jenn Kuhn in lofting the 1912 river tug. Guests can take part in one […]

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The Museum of Flight Becomes The Museum of Fright

The Museum of Flight Becomes The Museum of Fright

SEATTLE – Oct. 28 is the time for kids to trick or treat through the Museum of Fright, when each gallery of aviation or space becomes a spooky Halloween place. The Aviation Learning Center will be transformed into Frankenstein’s Lab, the always mysterious Blackbird spyplane will loom over an obstacle course, while the Personal Courage […]

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host waterfront yoga class

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum to host waterfront yoga class

The public is invited to join the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for a relaxing, waterfront yoga class on Friday, Oct. 19, from 5:45–6:30pm. The class will be taught by certified instructor and CBMM staff member Howard Parks. At 6:30pm, participants are invited to join staff at Great Shoals Cellars in St. Michaels, where class members […]

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Board Appointment

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Announces New Board Appointment

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has announced the appointment of Attorney Brian C. Thomas, Esq., partner with Cincinnati’s Graydon law firm, to its board of directors. Mr. Thomas chair’s the Firm’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group, where he has experience representing employers in a wide range of employment matters, including workplace health […]

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Pilot and Hydroplane Champ Profiled Lecture and Book Signing at the Museum of Fight

Pilot and Hydroplane Champ Profiled Lecture and Book Signing at the Museum of Fight

SEATTLE – On Oct. 13 at 2 p.m., David Williams, executive director of the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum in Kent, Wash., discusses his new book, A Race To Freedom: The Mira Slovak Story. In 1953 Slovak was a young Czechoslovakian airline pilot with a burning ambition to leave the recent Communist rule of his homeland […]

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