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Thursday, August 03, 2006

MHN Calendar: Berte Olson, Glenn Ford, Drayton Harbor

Here's selected special events from the Maritime Heritage Network Calendar for August 4-6, 2006.
  • 8/4/2006: Presentation, Little, But Oh My!, Kitsap County Historical Society, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Price: Contact KCHS, Kitsap Historical Museum, 280 Fourth St., Bremerton, 360-479-6226,, Storyteller Jill Johnson recreates the life of Berte Olson, the first woman to skipper a ferry on Puget Sound.
  • 8/5/2006: Film, August Film Series: Torpedo Run, Naval Undersea Museum, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Price: FREE, Naval Undersea Museum, Keyport, Wash., 360-396-4148,, Watch the classic World War II submarine movie starring Glenn Ford.
  • August 5-6, 2006: Festival, Drayton Harbor Maritime Festival, Northwest Steam Society, Price: Many activities free, Blaine, Washington, Drayton Harbor, 360-332-5742,, Historic steam craft meet at Drayton Harbor.
MHN is always looking for more events for listing in its Calendar page. If you know of a maritime-related event in the Pacific Northwest, please send details to


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