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“Vessels & Profiles of the Quadricentennial” – a 10 week Thursday Night Speaker Series

River View Observer’s What’s Happening on the other side of the Hudson River-

A new and exciting 10-week speaker series aboard the Waterfront Museum docked at Pier 44 in Red Hook Brooklyn.

In June, July & August highlights ship preservation projects and waterfront profiles that offer a glimpse of the many organizations that today foster active community stewardship along our backyard shores and waterways. Celebrating the HUDSON/FULTON/CHAMPLAIN QUADRICENTENNIAL and the “WOW – Working on Water” traveling exhibition of historic vessels, the Waterfront Museum speaker series, as well as its “Tug & Barge” Fall Tour, upriver is designed to bring locals and tourists to waterfront towns to celebrate our predecessors: Henry Hudson, Samuel DeChamplain and Robert Fulton. Remembering our forefathers serves to bring interest and attention back to our waterways — 400 years after the great explorations and 200 years after the beginning of steam driven vessels. Continue reading “Vessels & Profiles of the Quadricentennial” – a 10 week Thursday Night Speaker Series

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