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J o h n M. Groves

"LANDING THE C A T C H "

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THE CENTER FOR WOODEN BOATS PRESENTS

The Wooden Boat Odyssey Explore Our Maritime Heritage Along The Atlantic Seacoast NEW YORK / CONNECTICUT / RHODE ISLAND MASSACHUSETTS / MAINE / NEW HAMPSHIRE 8 DAYS — OCTOBER 19 - OCTOBER 26 $1065 per person / double occupancy / plus tax / service


DAY 1

DATE OCT 19

WED

DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY NEW YORK CITY

MEALS

SHERATON CITY SQUIRE

- BRUNCH

D e p a r t S e a t t l e t h i s m o r n i n g v i a U n i t e d A i r l i n e s . A r r i v e New Y o r k and t r a n s fer to our hotel, located at Rockefeller Center. Evening at leisure; d i n n e r o n y o u r own, sample the c u i s i n e o f y o u r c h o i c e .

2

OCT 20

THU

NEW YORK CITY

SHERATON

CITY SQUIRE

A w a k e n t h i s m o r n i n g t o t h e s i g h t s and s o u n d s o f New Y o r k C i t y - mammoth, bustling, and v i b r a n t . A day a t leisure for browsing along F i f t h A v e . , museum v i s i t s , s t r o l l i n g t h r o u g h G r e e n w i c h V i l l a g e , w a l k i n g a l o n g t h e f a s h i o n a b l e upper e a s t s i d e brownstones, t r e a t y o u r s e l f to afternoon tea in the Palm Court a t the P l a z a , e x p e r i e n c e a N.Y. d e l i ( t r y the C a r n e g i e D e l i ) , dine at A s t i s ( G r e e n w i c h V i l l a g e ) where t h e y have o p e r a s i n g i n g w a i t e r s , stroll through Central Park, take the Circle Island boat t o u r , enjoy a Broadway s h o w . . . the o p p o r t u n i t i e s f o r a d v e n t u r e a r e e n d l e s s !

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OCT 21

FRI

MYSTIC,

CT

MOTOR

INN -

DINNER

A f t e r b r e a k f a s t we board our p r i v a t e motor c o a c h . B e f o r e d e p a r t i n g New Y o r k w e v i s i t t h e SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM, a n 1 1 - b l o c k r e s t o r a t i o n o f s e a p o r t a r e a i n L o w e r M a n h a t t a n w i t h h i s t o r i c s h i p , g a l l e r i e s and s h o p s . V i s i t a n 1885 s c h o o n e r . L e a v e New Y o r k f o r E s s e x , C o n n e c t i c u t , s t o p f o r l u n c h e n r o u t e , where w e will visit the CONNECTICUT R I V E R FOUNDATION MARINE MUSEUM - E x h i b i t s including paintings, models, ship-board tools, navigational instruments. L o c a t i o n was t h e h o u s e o f C a p t a i n R i c h a r d H a y d e n i n 1 8 1 3 . Our n e x t v i s i t i s t o New L o n d o n a n d "THE we w i l l see d i s p l a y s on whales, arts, crews. An a u t h e n t i c whaleboat is part of On

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Mystic

OCT 22

Seaport

SAT

and

the

Motor

Inn

M Y S T I C , CT

T A L E O F THE WHALE MUSEUM" w h e r e crafts, n a v i g a t i o n and w h a l e b o a t the e x h i b i t i o n .

for

dinner

and

overnight.

JOSEPH CONRAD

F u l l d a y v i s i t o f MYSTIC SEAPORT MUSEUM, a 1 7 - a c r e m a r i t i m e museum c o m p l e x which i n c l u d e s a 19th century w h a l i n g v i l l a g e w i t h a u t h e n t i c a l l y p r e s e r v e d b u i l d i n g s ; a w o r k i n g s h i p y a r d ; p r e s e r v e d s h i p s i n c l u d i n g CHARLES W . MORGAN JOSEPH CONRAD L.A. DUNTON and the steamboat SABINO. Dependent on weather conditions, the possibility of a short half-hour cruise on the SABINO a l o n g t h e M y s t i c R i v e r . O v e r n i g h t a b o a r d t h e J o s e p h C o n r a d .

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OCT 23

SUN

NEW BEDFORD, MA

WHALER MOTOR

INN

T o d a y w e c o n t i n u e t o N e w p o r t , Rhode I s l a n d , t h e home o f t h e A m e r i c a ' s C u p , and v i s i t t h e h a r b o r and t h e S l o o p - o f - W a r PROVIDENCE a t F o r t A d a m s . T h i s 12-gun ship, 65-foot length, is a reproduction of the first authorized s h i p o f t h e C o n t i n e n t a l Navy and t h e f i r s t command o f J o h n P a u l J o n e s . O n M a r c h 4 , 1 7 7 6 , t h e U . S . M a r i n e C o r p s made i t ' s f i r s t a m p h i b i o u s l a n d i n g a t New P r o v i d e n c e I s l a n d , i n t h e B a h a m a s , f r o m t h e " P R O V I D E N C E . " W e t h e n c o n t i n u e t o B r i s t o l , Rhode I s l a n d , a n d v i s i t t h e HERRESHOFF MARINE MUSEUM where there is located a display of yacht engines, fittings, photographs and memorabilia of the unique accomplishments of the H e r r e s h o f f M a n u f a c t u r i n g Company d u r i n g t h e " G o l d e n Age o f Y a c h t i n g . " H e r e w e c o n s t r u c t e d w o r l d - f a m o u s power and s a i l c r a f t , i n c l u d i n g defenders of the A m e r i c a ' s Cup.


DAY

DATE

DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY

MEALS

V i e w t h e H e r r e s h o f f Monument a d j o i n i n g t h e h o u s e and o p p o s i t e t h e o r i g i n a l s i t e o f t h e company. I t commemorates t h e fame o f t h e H e r r e s h o f f B r o t h e r s , designers and builders of America's Cup defender yachts and the U.S. Navy's prototype torpedo boats. Our n e x t v i s i t i s t o t h e NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM - w h a l i n g h i s t o r y and a r t , f a s h i o n and w e a l t h o f a 1 9 t h c e n t u r y w h a l i n g t o w n . The museum h o u s e s t h e w o r l d ' s l a r g e s t s h i p m o d e l , t h e LAGODA, b u i l t t o h a l f t h e s c a l e o f t h e o r i g i n a l 19th c e n t u r y w h a l i n g v e s s e l . Proceed t o our h o t e l f o r o v e r n i g h t .

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OCT 24

MON

BOSTON, MA

PARKER HOUSE -

DINNER

F o l l o w i n g b r e a k f a s t w e c o n t i n u e t o P l y m o u t h and i t s famous R o c k , v i s i t t h e MAYFLOWER I I , a f u l l s c a l e r e p r o d u c t i o n o f t h e t y p e o f s h i p w h i c h c a r r i e d Pilgrims to the New W o r l d . Costumed guides show how p a s s e n g e r s a n d c r e w l i v e d on board. W e w i l l s t o p f o r l u n c h e n r o u t e t o B o s t o n and SHIP AND MUSEUM - t h e b r i g a n t i n e BEAVER II is p a r t y s h i p and i s now a n i n t e r e s t i n g museum.

a v i s i t t o t h e TEA PARTY a r e p l i c a o f t h e 1773 t e a

The U . S . S . CONSTITUTION MUSEUM i s o u r n e x t v i s i t . L o c a t e d i n t h e B o s t o n N a v a l S h i p y a r d Museum, a n 1832 g r a n i t e b u i l d i n g d e s i g n e d b y Alexander Pariss. The ship tour includes a 15-minute slide show depicting the h i s t o r y o f the U . S . S . Constitution. Historical exhibits, "hands on" knot tying, hammocks in berthing deck, fighting top, paintings, artwork and ships logs. Tonight

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we

will

OCT 25

enjoy

TUE

dinner

at

DURGIN PARK

PORTSMOUTH, NH

MEADOWBROOK INN -

DINNER

After breakfast we depart for K i t t e r y , Maine, where we will visit the H I S T O R I C A L AND NAVAL MUSEUM. E n r o u t e t o B a t h , M a i n e , w h e r e w e w i l l v i s i t the MAINE MARITIME MUSEUM. Four historic sites: Sewall House, Winter Street Center, 1844 C h u r c h , and A p p r e n t i c e S h o p . P e r c y and S m a l l i s t h e last surviving shipyard in the U.S. t o have b u i l t l a r g e wooden s a i l i n g vessels; nearby a p p r e n t i c e s reconstruct small wooden b o a t s i n t h e S m a l l C r a f t C e n t e r . The 1884 s t e a m t u g " S E G U I N " i s u n d e r r e s t o r a t i o n . V i s i t t h e BATH MARINE MUSEUM and F o r t E d g e c o m b e , a n 1808 b l o c k h o u s e b u i l t to protect Wiscassett, t h e n t h e most i m p o r t a n t s h i p p i n g c e n t e r n o r t h o f B o s t o n . We t h e n c o n t i n u e t o C a s t i n e , t h e l o c a t i o n o f t h e M a i n e M a r i t i m e Academy T r a i n i n g S h i p , "STATE OF MAINE." W e v i s i t t h e A L L I E RYAN MARITIME C O L L E C T I O N . Mementos o f 1 9 t h c e n t u r y A t l a n t i c M a r i t i m e H e r i t a g e i n s a i l and s t e a m , f e a t u r i n g t h e P e n o b s c o t B a y Steamboat e r a . We w i l l r e t u r n a l o n g the c o a s t to and o u r f a r e w e l l s e a f o o d d i n n e r .

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OCT 26

Onward

to

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boston

and

Portsmouth,

New H a m p s h i r e ,

BOSTON - SEATTLE our

flight

home

.

for

overnight

BREAKFAST/DINNER .

. W E L C O M E

H O M E !


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Shavings Volume 5 Number 4 (July-August 1983) insert 2  

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