Timely and up-to-date news about Schooner Ernestina and S.E.M.A.
Leon Poindexter’s and his crew are preparing the masts and rigging and will raise the masts by June 1. Return here often to check on the progress. Check out a video of the Spar Shop lathe in action. This new … Continue reading
Saturday night Julius Britto and Stephan Platzer traveled to Hingham, MA to present Ernestina’s story to the Landfall Sailing Club, a group of sailors from along the eastern and south coasts of Massachusetts who meet monthly in Weymouth, MA. Julius … Continue reading
The New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park is holding its Annual Volunteer Cleanup & All American Cookout on Saturday, May 18. Give Emily a call and let her know you’ll be there!
Members of the Ernestina Commission and SEMA met with students to receive the results of the latest survey. The Schooner Ernestina Commission and the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey Association, Inc. commissioned the University of Massachusetts- Dartmouth Charlton College of Business Center for Marketing … Continue reading
A GREAT thank you to all the volunteers who worked so hard to get the cover off Ernestina and THANKS to DCR crew Manny and Dave. DCR Commissioner Ed Lambert told the Ernestina volunteers that they were among 5,000 volunteers in … Continue reading
The seasonal Park Interpreter position for Ernestina has been posted. The application deadline is May 7. Visit the official DCR job posting for details.
DCR carpenter Manny Silva and additional DCR winter staff David and Paul have accomplished a lot since the Commission visit in January.
The records of the Schooner Ernestina Commission have recently been preserved in the archives of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). DCR Archivist Sean Fisher shared with us a copy of the Deed of Gift which you can … Continue reading
DCR has announced that the Park Serve Day scheduled for Saturday April 20 has been POSTPONED. the Work Day has been RESCHEDULED for next Saturday, April 28. Contact us if you have any questions.
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RESCHEDULED for Saturday April 27. It’s time to get Schooner Ernestina ready for the summer season. Let’s get that winter cover off! Please sign up on DCR’s Park Serve Page. Step #1: “Select a park” – scroll down and select … Continue reading