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FESTIVALS, EvENTS, LECTURES, ETC. •Wolfeboro Vintage Race Boat Regatta, 13-14 September at the Wolfeboro Town Docks in NH. (www. nhbm .org) •Seaport Day 2013, 28 September at Waterfront Park, O ld Town Alexandria, VA. Event organized by the Alexandria Seaport Foundation. (www.alexand •"George Washington's Secret Navy: How the American Revolution Went to Sea," lecture by James Nelso n, 2 1 September at the Hendrick Hudson Free Library. (185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548; •2013 Nantucket Maritime Festival, 21 September at C hildren's Beach and Brant Point. (For general questions, email; www. nantucket •Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival, 28-29 September in Po nsmo uth, NH. (www. •Old City Seaport Festival, 11-13 October at the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia. (Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA; Ph. 215 413-8655; www. philly seaport. org/ seaportfestival) •18th Annual Boast the Coast Maritime Festival, 5 October at 1812 Park and the City Dock in Lewes, DE. (Visit the Lewes Chamber of Commerce website for more information at www. •The Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race, 14-20 October from Baltimore, MD , to Ponsmouth, VA. Proceeds go to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. (www. •Chicago Maritime Festival, 22 February 201 4 at the C hicago History Museum. (www. chi ca go maritimefestival.o rg) EXHIBITS •34th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale at 15 September-31 December at the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport. (Maritime Gallery em ail: gallery@mys MSM, 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT 06355; Ph. 860 572-5388 •That Flaunting Rag! Maine's Maritime 'War Against the Confederacy, through 1 December 2013 at the Mai ne Maritime Museum. (243 Washington Street, Bath ME 04530; www.mainemariti memuse


•Risky Business: Rum Running on Cape Cod through 15 December at the Cape Cod Maritime Museum . (135 South St. Hyannis, MA 02601; Ph. 508 775- 1723; www. ca p eco dm a ri timem use um. org) •Tahoe Escape: Surviving the Great Depression, at The Tahoe Maritime M useum. (5205 West Lake Blvd. , Homewood, CA; •Push and Pull: Life on Chesapeake Tugboats, through 20 14; also Navigating Freedom: The 'War of 1812 on the Chesapeake at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. (213 N. Talbot St., St. Michaels, MD 21663 ; •Conserve, Preserve, & Observe: The Legacy of LaBelle through 13 October at the Texas Maritime M useum. (1202 Navigation C ircle, Rockport, TX 78382; www. •20th Annual Maritime Art Exhibit, through 5 October at the Coos Art Museum in Coos Bay, OR. (235 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay, OR 97420; Ph. 54 1 2673901 ; •Sacred 'Waters: Photography by john Stanmeyer, through 27 October at the Minnesota Marine Art M useum. (800 Riverview Drive, Wi nona, MN 55987; Ph. 507 474-6626; www.minnesotamari •Following the Panther: Arctic Photographs ofRena Bass Forman. (18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740; Ph. 508 997-0046; www.whalingm •Tides of Freedom: African Presence on the Delaware River, now through 2015. at the Independance Seaport Museum. (2 11 South Columbus Blvd. & Waln ut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106; Ph . 2 15 4 13-8655; CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIUMS •2nd Annual Northeast and Atlantic Canada Environmental Forum, 28 September. A one-day academic wo rkshop at the Un iv. of Maine. (www.naceh f.o rg) •47th Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, 7-12 January, Society fo r Historical Archaeology, in Quebec City, Canada. ( •2013 McMullen Naval History Symposium, 19-20 September at the US Naval Academy, Annapo lis, MD . (www. usna. edu /History/Symposium)

•Big Stuff Conference 2013 , triennial international meeting focused on conserving our large technology heritage, 25-27 Septe mber 20 13 in Ottawa, Canada. (www. science tech. english/w hat so n/big_smff_conference.cfm) •SNAME Annual Meeting & Expo, 6-8 November at the H yatt Regency Bellevue in Washington State. SNAME is the Society of Naval Architects & Engineers. (www.s l 3AnnualMeeting/ Home/) •2014 Oxford Naval History Conference: "Strategy and the Sea," An International Conference in Honour of Professor John B. Hattendorf, 10-12 April 2014 at All Souls Co llege, Oxford University, UK. ( uk/) •"Ligaments: Everyday Connections of Colonial Economies," the thirteenth annual conference of the Program in Early American Economy and Society will be held 24-25 October at the Library Co mpany of Philadelphia. (1314 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Ph. 2 15 546-3 18 1; www.librarycompany.o rg/econ omics/2013Conference/) •Ulster-American Heritage Symposium 2014, in rwo parts. Part I: 18-2 1 June at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT; Part II: 25-28 June in Athens, GA. Call for Papers deadline for Part I on the theme, "Hunger, Poverty and M igration: A Transatlanti c Perspective" is 4 October. Call for Papers deadline for Part II on the theme, "Contacts, Contests, and Contributions: Ulster-Americans in War and Society" is 2 December. (Details are online at www. q u b. ac. uk/ cms/XXU lsterAm er ica nHer itageSym posium2014. pdf) •"The Health and Welfare of Seafarers: Past, Present and Prospects," 30 January-I February 2014 at the Maritime Histo rical Studies Centre, at the University of Hull, UK. (www2. uk/fass/ mari timehistory.aspx) •The Teaching with Small Boats Alliance 2013 Conference, 15- 18 October at Mystic Seaport. In add ition to the conference presentations, there will be opportun ities for sleeping aboa rd the historic ship Joseph Conrad. (For details, see www. mys; questions should be emailed to com.)