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History on the Harbor Sail

Join the Seaport Museum for an enjoyable and educational afternoon on the upcoming Launch and Learn Sunday Sail, where we will take a captivating voyage through history with Stefan Dreisbach-Williams, a distinguished historian renowned for his expertise on New York Harbor, its estuary, and its maritime network.

As the Museum’s historic 1885 schooner Pioneer sails past icons of New York Harbor, we will be treated to a wealth of knowledge about the numerous historical landmarks that grace its shores. From the deck of this remarkable vessel, you will gain new insights into the pivotal events that shaped New York City. Discover how the city evolved through time and the significant contributions of its maritime history.

Sign up today for an enriching experience that will deepen your appreciation for the incredible heritage of New York Harbor and its impact on the development of the vibrant city we know today.

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Photo credit: Richard Bowditch


Sunday, August 20
4:00pm – 6:00pm

Pier 16


About Seaport Museum

The South Street Seaport Museum, located in the heart of the historic Seaport District, preserves and interprets the history of New York as a great port city. Founded in 1967, the Seaport Museum includes an extensive collection of works of art and artifacts, a maritime reference library, galleries, working 19th-century print shop, and a fleet of historic vessels that all work to tell the story of “Where New York Begins.”

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