19th Century Fisheries History

19th Century Fisheries History in the Gulf of Maine — From a Marine Environmental Historian’s Perspective

Dr. Jeffrey Bolster, Associate Professor of History

University of New Hampshire in Durham

A prize-winning historian, Dr. Bolster is best known as the author of “Black Jacks, African American Seamen in the Age of Sail,” but he is also known as an environmental historian, a maritime historian, and an Atlantic historian. He has written widely on the subject of American maritime history, spent 10 years running oceanographic research vessels and schooners, and is licensed by the US Coast Guard. Currently, he is co-director of an interdisciplinary, international research project called HMAP (History of Marine Animal Populations) which is concerned with marine environmental history and historical ecology globally but specifically with the Gulf of Maine and the Nova Scotia Shelf.

Wednesday, April 28, 7:00 PM

Cruiseport Gloucester, 6 Rowe Square, Gloucester, MA

Supported by Cape Ann Insurance Agency, Inc. & Cruiseport Gloucester

Sponsored by The Gloucester Adventure, Inc.

For more information contact

Joanne Souza at 978-281-8079 or info@schooner-adventure.org

About Adventure

The Gloucester Adventure, Inc a 501(C)(3) non-profit historic preservation and educational organization, was established to restore the schooner Adventure as a historic community resource and living classroom. Volunteers help year-round with vessel restoration, innovative educational programs, events, and fundraising.

For more information, visit www.schooner-adventure.org or call 978-281-8079