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Learn the Art of Making Rigging Blocks

  • 09 May 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Historic St. Mary's City, 18559 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary's City, MD, 20686

Details: Be a part of history and join Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) Shipyard Programs Manager Jennifer Kuhn and Historic St. Mary’s City’s (HSMC) shipwright Jim Knowles, for this one-day workshop to make handmade blocks for Maryland Dove. These blocks are integral to the ship’s rigging and will be used throughout for raising and lowering the sails. Not only will you be learning a new skill but your work will be part of the new Maryland Dove currently under construction at CBMM.

Price: $65 for HSMC Members; $75 for Non-Members

Registration and more information: Info@DigsHistory.org or 240-895-4990 / www.HSMCdigsHistory.org

ALHFAM • P.O. Box 16, Rochdale, MA 01542 - info@alhfam.org

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