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Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Buffalo Heritage Tourism Article; Tuckerton Seaport Job; Seafarer's Trust Anniversary

The Buffalo News of Buffalo, New York has an article about marketing the local legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings as cultural tourism sites. The local tourism agency relies on foundation grants for the project. [link] There could be lessons here for Puget Sound area maritime history organizations hoping to reach heritage tourists.

Tuckerton Seaport [link], a seaport village in New Jersey along the lines of Mystic Seaport, is looking for an education director. [link]

The Seafarers Trust, the charity arm of the International Transport Federation, a seaman's union, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Here's an ITF press release at the Seafarer's International Union website. [link]

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