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irca 1600-1870 In 1750, 2 brothers from Os, Norwt1y built bo<>ts in " boot house on the Os river, hence

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of his son, Captain Steve Briggs. The race was founded 16 years ago to draw attention to the environmental condition of the Chesapeake Bay; its proceeds provide onthe-water training for yo ung people to discover the C hesapeake Bay. It is a 127-mile

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race from Fells Point in Baltimore Harbor to Olde Portsmouth, VA. (The Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race, POB 8176, Norfolk, VA 23503; . . . After 19 years at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, President John R. Valliant has left to take on the role of president of the Grayce B. Kerr Fund, a private foundation that supports education and cultural activities on the Eastern Shore, Maryland. Valliant was named director of the CBMM in March 1988. Accomplishments in his tenure include the development of the Center for Chesapeake Studies, the "Oystering on the Chesapeake" and "At Play on


the Bay" exhibits and numerous educational programs. A successful capital campaign, completed in 2001, raised more than $18 million. The museum has formed a transition team and retained a professional executive recruiter to hire a replacement. They hope to have a new president in place within the next six months. In 1997, Valliant was presented a Governor's Citation for his work with the Maryland Heritage Museums, and in 1999, he was presented the Small Museum Association Award. • • . This summer the new Coast Guard Heritage Museum opened its doors on Cape Cod. When the Trayser Museum in Barnstable, MA, permanently closed in spring 2004, some of its members and other local citizens raised money to re-open the museum as the Coast Guard Heritage Museum. Exhibits feature the predecesso rs of the service up to the modern-day USCG. Some items are on loan from US Life-Saving Service Association. (3353 Main St., Barnstable, MA 02630; Ph. 508 362-8521) ... The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston this fall hosted an outdoor installation that not only illustrated the principles of sailing, but also

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