Spring Lecture Series

April 2, 2017

The Sea Artist: Role of the Navigator on Board the 17th Century Ship presented by Jeffrey Miller. Miller, a blacksmith and historian, runs Flintlock Forge in Waldoboro, Maine. 2pm at the Winter Street Center, Bath.

April 27, 2017

‘The Plymouth Adventurers Do Hold Them of Great Prize’: Maine Indian Guides in early Maritime Explorations presented by Dr. Harald E. L. Prins, a Dutch anthropologist, documentary film maker, and ethnohistorian. 7 pm at the Winter Street Center, Bath.

May 18, 2017

The Roots of Piracy presented by James Nelson. Nelson, who lives in Harpswell, is an author, former tall ship sailor, and rigger for Maine’s First Ship’s Virginia. 7pm, Winter Street Center, Bath.

June 4, 2017

Building a Pinnace in the Wilderness presented by Virginia’s shipwright, Rob Stevens. Stevens, who has a boatshop on Hermit Island in Phippsburg, lives in Woolwich, and has worked on several historic ships and ship reproductions in his 35 year career. 2pm, Bath Freight Shed.