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Schooner Lettie G. Howard Returns to New York’s South Street Seaport

OK, we are a week late and it is snowing outside, but we do want to to wish the schooner Lettie G. Howard the warmest of welcomes now that she has returned to her berth at the South Street Seaport. We … Continue reading

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South Street Seaport Museum’s Schooner Pioneer Sails Again

This weekend,  the South Street Seaport Museum’s schooner Pioneer set sail again from the seaport in New York’s East River.  After two summers of sitting tied to the dock the venerable old schooner, built of iron in 1885, is again carrying passengers on regular sails in … Continue reading

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Saving the Lettie G Howard – South Street Seaport Museum Raises $250,000 to Restore Historic Schooner

Wonderful news!  In February 2012, the 1893 built, Freedonia class fishing schooner, Lettie G. Howard was drydocked to repair rot in her keelson.  The rot was found to be far more extensive than expected and since then the South Street … Continue reading

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Rosanne Cash Helps Raise Cash to Help Save the Schooner Lettie G. Howard

On Monday, April 8 at 8:00 PM at the New York Academy of Medicine, Rosanne Cash is singing at a benefit concert to help save the schooner Lettie G. Howard. Rosanne Cash is a gifted, Grammy award winning singer/songwriter and … Continue reading

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Help Save the Schooner Lettie G. Howard

The Lettie G. Howard is in trouble.  The wooden Fredonia schooner was built in Essex, Massachusetts in 1893. She was acquired by the South Street Seaport Museum in 1968 and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1989.  She was recently drydocked … Continue reading

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South Street Seaport Museum May Sell Off Historic Schooner Lettie G Howard

The South Street Seaport Museum in New York City is reported to be attempting to sell off the historic schooner, Lettie G. Howard.   The Lettie G. Howard is a wooden Fredonia schooner built in 1893 in Essex, Massachusetts, USA.   In past … Continue reading

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