Experience Maine’s seafaring history on the banks of the Kennebec River. Open year round, our 20-acre waterfront campus includes indoor galleries, the country’s only surviving historic wooden shipyard, a working boat shop, a newly restored 1906 schooner, and more! Learn more >
October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Using stunning imagery captured with underwater drones and by divers, Ben Haskell, Deputy Superintendent of Stellwagen Bank will take the audience on a tour of several iconic shipwrecks that were built in Maine. Among them is the steamship Portland which sank in the Gale of 1898 with all hands on ...
October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Prof. Warren Riess will explain the significance, possibilities, fieldwork, analysis, and ethics of this unique endeavor. Riess will use maritime archaeology examples mostly in Maine.