Let Her Run: Competitive Rowing

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View an exhibition of artifacts reflecting the early development of competitive rowing prior to the modern era in Let Her Run, a permanent exhibit housed within the National Rowing Foundation’s National Rowing Hall of Fame at Mystic Seaport.

Hundreds of rare and historically significant pieces of rowing memorabilia are displayed, including photographs, racing shells, medals, trophies, sheet music and other items loaned by the Friends of Rowing History, the National Rowing Foundation and from the Museum’s own collections.

Rowing ExhibitDiscover the famed Yale-Harvard rivalry. Learn more about Jack Kelly, a three-time gold medal Olympian rower, political maverick and the millionaire father of Princess Grace of Monaco. See original issues of Life magazine, The New Yorker and Colliers which often used famous rowers on their colorful covers to catch the attention of the early 20th-century American public.

Don’t miss this impressive visual record of American and English rowing history during your next visit to Mystic Seaport.