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Navigation by Sea and Stars

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Merrimack River with islands

FIRST FRIDAY SOCIAL – MEMBERS ONLY

 

Navigation by Sea and Stars

Ever wonder how mariners found their way in local waters or across the sea?  Come learn the history of navigation, its methods, and instruments with specialist Sara Schechner.  She will feature nautical instruments preserved in the Custom House Maritime Museum, show us how to use them, and share the stories they tell.

Dr. Sara J. Schechner is the David P. Wheatland Curator of the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University.

 
 

Details

Date:
November 5
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Custom House Maritime Museum
25 Water Street
Newburyport, MA 01950 United States
Phone:
978-462-8681
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