Lady Washington Schedules Stop in Antioch During Boat Races

Antioch Adventure Sails Lady Washington will stop at the Antioch City Marina October 14-26 and offer hands-on history experiences, tours, and public excursions. The ship is a replica of one of the first U.S.-flagged vessels to explore the west coast of North America. From its home port in Grays Harbor, Wash., Lady Washington visits ports in California throughout the school … read more »

‘Encounters & Explorations’ Special Program Scheduled in Antioch Oct. 18

Encounters & Explorations On October 18, Lady Washington will present “Encounters & Explorations: Echoes of Early Expeditions” at Antioch Marina in Antioch, Calif. Join members of California Indian tribes and a historian from Fort Ross State Historic Park for a round-table discussion of the impact of early European and American exploration of the west coast on indigenous people. The three-hour … read more »

Hawaiian Chieftain At Old Sacramento for 70-day Stay

The 103-foot, two-masted tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain has returned to Old Sacramento for a 70-day stay. The ship makes an annual fall visit to California’s capital city, offering public tours and educational excursions for students in public and private schools, as well as home-school groups. The ship is at the floating dock at Front Street and “L” Street, just above … read more »

Historical Seaport Names Interim Executive Director

The Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority Board of Directors has named Brandi Bednarik Interim Executive Director of the organization. Ms. Bednarik was selected at the board’s regular meeting September 22. Ms. Bednarik will serve in the position until the Board chooses a new executive director. A search for a permanent executive director is now underway. Ms. Bednarik is currently Administrator … read more »