The National Maritime Historical Society presents 

'The Viking Ship Draken Harald Hårfagre'

with Captain Bjorn Ahlander

Saturday, February 25, 2017   

Registration & Continental Breakfast 10:30 am
Lecture 11:00 am


Hendrick Hudson Free Library
185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548

 Draken Harald Viking Ship
Captain Bjorn Ahlander will recount the fascinating story of the construction and expedition of Draken Harald Harfagre, the largest Viking ship ever built in modern times.  She was launched in 2012 and in 2016 made her first transatlantic voyage with port stops in the Great Lakes, Iceland, Greenland, Canada, New York City and Mystic Seaport.

The public is invited to attend.  Suggested Donation: $5 to $10.
Join us for a lunch with Captain Ahlander after the presentation.   

Cost: $25 prepaid and cash bar.  Reservations are required.

Sign up today, call us at 914-737-7878, ext. 0, or e-mail us at to reserve your place!
NMHS Seminar Season Passes and Sponsorship Opportunities are Now Available!

Make it a Viking Weekend!  
Bill Fitzhugh of the Smithsonian Institution presents
Vikings: the North Atlantic Saga
at the Scarsdale Public Library on February 26 at 2pm.

The National Maritime Historical Society is a not-for-profit membership organization whose mission is to raise awareness of our nation’s maritime heritage and the role seafaring has played in shaping civilization. NMHS seeks to educate Americans about our nation’s extraordinary maritime accomplishments and their continuing relevance for national prosperity and cultural vitality. The Society’s initiatives encompass publications, educational programs, sail training, and preservation of historic ships.
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5 John Walsh Boulevard, PO Box 68
Peekskill, New York 10566

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