Public Presentation: GUNS BLAZING! The naval War of 1812 in 15 Exquisite Paintings

  • 08 Oct 2019
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Bahrs Landing Restaurant, 1 Bay Ave, Highlands, NJ

Public Presentation: BLAZING GUNS! The Naval War of 1812 in 15 Exquisite Paintings

Rik van Hemmen, President of NMHA, will describe the events of the War of 1812 as it relates to the epic naval battles between the nascent US Navy and the mighty British Royal Navy.



Some of the ships participating in these battles have been depicted by renowned maritime painter Maarten Platje in 15 epic paintings, all of which are on display through November 22 in two of the art galleries at the Twin Lights Lighthouse museum.

More information about the exhibition HERE

7:30pm: Coffee and Cookies. 

8:00pm: Presentation. 9:00pm Close. 

FREE event, ALL are welcome. 

Come early to Bahrs and enjoy a drink and snack at the bar or a meal in the restaurant


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Navesink Maritime Heritage Association is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving knowledge and appreciation of Monmouth County's maritime heritage through programs that teach wooden boat building and boat handling skills; through preserving the history of Monmouth County's wooden boat builders and other maritime history; and through the experiental on-the-water programs of River Rangers for middle school children and Sea Scout Ship Navesink for co-ed youth age 14-21.

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