Lecture: “Winds of Change: Mining Climate Clues from our Whaling Past” by C. Ummenhofer & T.D. Walker

The research team on a “field trip” to the New Bedford Whaling Museum, which holds several hundred whaling logbooks in its archives. From left to right: Justin Buchli, Caroline Ummenhofer, Cali Pfleger, Sujata Murty, Abigail Field, and Timothy Walker. (Photo courtesy of New Bedford Whaling Museum)

Winds of change:  Mining climate clues from our whaling past by Caroline C. Ummenhofer1 and Timothy D. Walker2 1Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, USA; 2Department of History, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA, USA Bringing together oceanographer Dr. Caroline Ummenhofer from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Dr. Timothy Walker, Professor […]

Fall Family Fun Day!

SocialMEdia – Fall Family Free Fun Day 2022-02

Fall Family Fun Day returns on Sunday, October 23rd! Free Museum Admission: 10am-5pm Free Family Activities: 11am-2pm featuring: 🍂 Entertainment by Professor Gizmo 🍂 Visit from the Bristol Fire Department 🍂 Seasonal Snacks 🍂 Food Truck 🍂 Face Painting 🍂 Guided Tours 🍂 Door Prizes Sponsored in part by the Rhode Island State Council On […]

ACHoF Sutton Medal Ceremony 2022

Harper's Weekly Sept 19 1885 Cover Puritan fouls Genesta

The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America’s Cup Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that the Sutton Medal, named in honor of Sir Richard Francis Sutton 5th Bt, will be presented to Antony Matusch and the family of the late Maldwin Drummond on November 12th for volunteering thousands of hours of their time to lead the Royal Yacht Squadron’s effort to produce the 2001 America’s Cup Jubilee, one of the finest moments in yachting history.