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Simple Flower Wreath, DIY, Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Simple Flower Wreath: DIY Project

Step by Step: Simply Flower Wreath The significance of Memorial Day goes back to the years immediately following the American Civil War as the country grieved over the loss of nearly 625,000 lives and struggled to heal wounds that tore…

masks, pilots, mystic seaport museum

A Museum United Through Sewing

A Letter from Amanda Keenan Mystic Seaport Museum, Advancement Department Shortly before the quarantine began I started getting emails about sewing masks. I don’t sew as part of my job now at Mystic Seaport Museum since I work in the…

Tool Sharpening, Part 5: Shipwright Show & Tell

Virtual Learning In Part 5 of our Tool Sharpening series, watch as Shipwright, Chris Sanders takes us through a “show and tell” of the interesting and unusual tools used by shipwrights. Age Recommendation: High School – Adult

Introduction to Charts and Basic Navigation: Part 3

Collections Corner Join our Yachts on Exhibit Operations Coordinator, Nicholas Alley, to learn the fundamentals of finding your location using maritime charts and traditional tools. We will cover different types of charts, plotting tools, and how to use a compass…