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Conference on care of wooden ships and boats

From: Betty L. Seifert <seifert>
Date: Friday, June 15, 2001
Wooden Ships Conference 2001
Solomons, Maryland
September 13-16, 2001

This conference is a joint project of the Maryland Historical Trust,
the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory, the Colonial
Maritime Association, Historic St. Mary's City, and the Calvert
Marine Museum.

Mission: The Conference is intended to be a forum for sharing common
problems and solutions of those who care for wooden ships and boats,
both as archaeological artifacts and educational replicas, which
further our knowledge of maritime history.

Topics of special interest include:

    Wood conservation and preservation--varying treatments for
    objects large and small, techniques and materials tried and
    true, techniques and materials new and experimental.

    Integrating maintenance and management--problems and solutions
    of maintaining working vessels, or popular exhibits; staying
    fiscally solvent; maintaining historic skills; management and
    educational programming.

Registration is $125 and includes four days of workshops, papers,
three tours, two receptions, and banquet (old fashioned church
dinner--crab cakes and other Chesapeake specialties).  Registration
is limited to 100 participants on a first come basis.

For more information and registration materials contact:

    Dr. Susan Langley
    410-514-7662
    langley [at] dhcd__state__md__us

    Dr. Julia A. King
    410-586-8551
    king [at] dhcd__state__md__us


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