New London Maritime Society is really just a collection of volunteers (+ one employee),who care about the region, its maritime life & history, and each other. We hope you'll visit us, attend a program, or jump in and volunteer in 2017.
Above, Waterford High School Junior Chloe Rubin volunteered over 80 hours this year and also worked on the back mural with Christina Corcoran - Chloe painted the whale.
Left, Waterford High School Senior Aaron Zhang also has been volunteering this year, just taking a little time out for a trip to China.
Did you see the article, 'Artist named NL Maritime Society's 'New Volunteer of the Year'' in The New London Times? Read it HERE.
We'd like to thank all our volunteers for making the Custom House such a friendly place to visit.
Shop, feel good, do good - visit the MUSEUM SHOP.
We're open this week Wednesday through Friday, 1 to 5 PM.
You also may shop earlier in the day, just call 860-447-2501 & we will let you in!
The Custom House Maritime Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday, from 1 to 5 PM.
Through Monday, you may order prints from photographer David Zapatka, whose nighttime lighthouse images were on view at the Custom House this spring.
If you order now, he will drop the prints off at the MUS
EUM SHOP this week. David has 11"x14" matted but not framed: Little Gull, North Dumpling, Avery Point, New London Harbor (above), Old Saybrook; and 16"x24" matted and framed: New London Harbor, Old Saybrook, Lynde Point.
Above: NLMS elves Morgan McGinley and Margaret Palmer are sending out our 2016 Annual Appeal letters. Didn't get yours yet? Copies may be picked up at the Custom House or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Custom House Maritime Museum is on Facebook. 'Like' us to keep up with our events as well as news about museums, worldwide. NLMS music director Aymeric Dupré la Tour is planning a new series of concerts at the Custom House for 2017. We'll announce the first concert, (Sat. January 28), next week.
issues related to our mission of preservation & conservation.
Facebook New London Harbor Lightreports the latest on NL Harbor 'Pequot' Light and about American lighthouse preservation activities. Did you know that Alexander Hamilton was the first Superintendent of Lighthouses?
Facebook Custom House MUSEUM SHOP to see what's new. The MUSEUM SHOP is open Wednesday through Sunday, between 1 and 5 PM, or by appointment. You don't need a museum ticket to get in.
Left, We had sold out, but the large Alan Claude 2017 calendar is now back in stock at the MUSEUM SHOP --yes, it features Ledge & Race Rock Lights, and the Block Island ferry! Lighthouse author Elinor De Wire stopped by to sign all of her books. Facebook Race Rock Lighthouse posts news concerning Race Rock Light and international lighthouse tourism & preservation efforts. This week, Race Rock Light receives an Historic Landmark designation from the Town of Southold!
We'd like to thank two additional SUPER 70 sponsors: Ocean Beach and neighbor Waterhouse Salon. As a result of these generous sponsors, we raised $8,000 from ticket sales to the Peter Yarrow concert.
New London Maritime Society | 150 Bank Street, New London, CT 06320 | 860-447-2501