Diving for History: Never Too Old to Play in the Mud!
Conducting underwater archaeological reconnaissance, David Howe, and volunteers from The Institute of Maritime History work to locate, research, and preserve submerged historic sites. From George Washington’s miniature ship, The Federalist, to The Lord Dunmore (1776), and numerous Civil War sites, Mr. Howe will share the methods, mission, and madness associated with mapping and identifying the underwater “museums” that haunt the Mid-Atlantic waterways. He’ll share insight into Mallows Bay, a National Marine Sanctuary, as well as the richness of the Chesapeake Bay sites, with as many as 3,300 vessels lost, nearly half in Maryland waters.
For the 13th season, this series is a FREE public event, made possible by the generous sponsorship of The Boeing Company!
Secretary of the Institute of Maritime History and Retired Admiralty Lawyer