One hundred seventy-five years ago tonight the Medford brig Pilgrim–immortalized by Richard Henry Dana, Jr., near midnight under a moon just past full, caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico. She was bound for New Orleans from Thomaston, Maine with a cargo of lime.
Archives for October 2016
SBMM ED Greg Gorga receives certificate from Michelle
Profant after presenting on our local maritime history at the Santa
Barbara North Optimists Club.
Greg Gorga and Wilson Quarré during interview on the Steve Forsell Radio Show.
SBMM ED Greg Gorga with Cynder Sinclair on TV-SB’s Nonprofit Kinect.
The movable Vietnam Memorial wall will be coming to Santa Barbara and will be at 300 E. Cabrillo Blvd. from October 12-17th. Please come down to say hello to the “guardians of the wall” and view this special homage to the fallen men and women from the Vietnam War.
This photo makes me feel like I am witnessing history that happened almost 500 years ago. Spooky!
We wish to thank Lis for organizing the event and all of the staff who contributed to our first Family Night at SBMM. It was a fun night for all.