Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ship Models gallery at San Mateo County History Museum

By Simone Garcia, communications manager, San Mateo County Historical Association. The San Mateo County History Museum has reopened its exhibit gallery, “Charles Parsons’ Ships of the World.” The gallery is undergoing an upgrade that includes new murals, interactive activities, video … Continue reading

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Poway museum displaying unusual ship collection

For most of us, a bottle cap or empty deodorant container is garbage. For Harold Dvorak of Rancho Penasquitos, those items are a piece of something much bigger. Dvorak uses recycled materials, like bottle caps, deodorant containers and coffee strainers, … Continue reading

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Blackbeards Legacy Can Now be Seen!

Chris Seward – cseward@newsobserver.com X-rays of some of the items taken from Blackbeard’s ship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge, are seen at a conservation lab in Greenville. The X-rays can show what may be covered up by centuries of iron, sand … Continue reading

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