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Posts Tagged ‘Half Moon’

Hudson River Fair this Saturday will offer boat tour

In Get Wet, Maritime, Region on September 25, 2009 at 12:56 am

Tours on a replica of Henry Hudson’s ship, a pair of singers from Netherlands, and Native American cultural demonstrations are among the items on tap for this weekend’s Hudson River Fair. Read the rest of this entry »

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Two Events Commemorating New York's 400th Anniversary

In Get Wet, Maritime, Region on September 25, 2009 at 12:52 am

New York’s Quadricentennial celebration continues this upcoming weekend with an exhibition in Albany and a conference in the mid-Hudson Valley, the state Department of Environmental Conservation and the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced today. Read the rest of this entry »

Holland on the Hudson

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Maritime on August 28, 2009 at 4:34 pm

If you want to explore your Dutch heritage next month, book a flight to New York City. Read the rest of this entry »

Nautical past, present and future drop anchor at Atlantic Salt Maritime Festival

In Get Wet, Maritime, Staten Island, Working Waterfront on August 28, 2009 at 4:13 pm

A fantastical barge whose resident artists grown their own food and produce their own power represents the maritime future. Read the rest of this entry »

Maritime Festival on the North Shore

In Get Wet, Staten Island, Working Waterfront on July 7, 2009 at 1:26 am

The Atlantic Salt Co., the Noble Maritime Collection and the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce are coming together to present a free community festival in August. Read the rest of this entry »

Up the River With Henry Hudson

In Get Wet, Maritime, Region on June 12, 2009 at 5:38 pm

On a mission to find the Northwest Passage, Captain Henry Hudson set sail in 1609 from Amsterdam with a small crew in a small triple-masted vessel, the Half Moon (Halve Maen in Dutch). He didn’t find the passage, but he did discover the river Read the rest of this entry »

Dutch Masters

In Get Wet, Maritime, Region on June 5, 2009 at 2:45 pm

When Henry Hudson’s vessel, the Half Moon, sailed into New York Harbor in 1609, his voyage marked the unfolding of a New World. Read the rest of this entry »

River Day 2009

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Public Waterfront on June 3, 2009 at 2:30 pm

Commemorating Henry Hudson’s historic voyage up the river that bears his name, the New York State Hudson-Fulton-Champlain Quadricentennial Office will launch a celebration featuring a flotilla of historic and modern vessels. Read the rest of this entry »

Join Discover Boating on the Water for Hudson River Day!

In Get Wet, Manhattan, Maritime, Public Waterfront on May 29, 2009 at 4:12 pm

New York’s 400th Anniversary on the Hudson River! Read the rest of this entry »

NY's Hudson Valley marks historic 1609 voyage

In Get Wet, Maritime, Region on April 22, 2009 at 1:28 am

When explorer Henry Hudson got as far north as he could go on the waterway that would later bear his name, he didn’t stick around long or wander much beyond the riverbank. Read the rest of this entry »