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The Art of the Sea Calendar for 2002 1 /2
Contemporary artists bring our maritime heritage to glorious life in images of historic vessels ranging from full-rigged ships and gaff-rigged fishing schooners, to America' s Cup yachts, grand ocean liners, and working tugs . Royalties from sales of this calendar benefit the National Maritime Historical Society. Wall-hanging, full-color calendar, 11" x 14" is NOW $6.00 ($5.40 for NMHS members)+ $3.50 s/h (NYS residents add applicable sales tax). Send check or money order to :
NMHS, PO Box 68, Peekskill NY 10566
Or to order by credit card, phone: 1800221-NMHS (6647) 46
the submarine Pisces II of 1969, donated to the Historical Diving Society, Canada. (North Vancouver Museum, 209 West 4th Street, North Vancouver BC, V7M 1HS , Canada; e-mail: museum@northvan .museum .be.ca; web site: www.district .north-van.bc.ca/nvma) ... Vision Iowa has granted $40 million toward a $188million waterfront revitalization in Dubuque. The America's River Project is a joint program of the City of Dubuque, the Dubuque County Historical Society's Mississippi River Museum, and the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce. H alf the money will go to the Mississippi River Discovery Center and National Rivers Hall of Fame and half to the City of Dubuque's adjacent Mississippi River National Education and Conference Center. (DCHSNRHF, PO Box 266, Dubuque IA 52004-0266; 563 557-9545; web site: www.nationalrivershalloffame.com; Vision Iowa's web site: www.visioniowa.org) . . . Staten Island, New York, borough president Guy Molinari has earmarked $1.7 million for the National Lighthouse Museum to go toward renovation ofBuilding #10, a lamp shop built in 1907. (NLM, 1 Lighthouse Plaza, Staten Island NY 10301; 7 18 556-1681; web site: www .lighthousemuseum.org) . . . The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse was closed in June 2001 when a piece of the iron stairway dropped off. After a complete inspection, the National Park Service reported that repairs will run to at least $500,000 and the lighthouse will remain closed through the spring. (National Parks Service web site: www.nps.gov/caha) ... Lighthouse Digest is looking for photographs, old postcards and historical information on lighthouses along the Mississippi River (except the Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse). Contact Tim Harrison, Lighthouse Digest, PO Box 1690, Wells ME 04090; email: Timh@lhdigesr.com.
Full information on these and other stories is in Sea History Gazette, October-December 2001. To subscribe for one year, send $18.75 (+$10 for foreign postage) to NMHS, PO Box 68, Peekskill NY 10566. For credit card orders, call 1 800 221NMHS (6647), xO, or sign up online at www.seahistory.org. Membership at the Friend level and higher includes a complimentary Gazette subscription. SEA HISTORY 100, SPRING 2002