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5 Questions with Viking Expert William Short

William Short is an author, filmmaker, lecturer, and independent scholar specializing in Viking-age topics, notably medieval Icelandic literature, Viking-age material culture, Viking-age weapons, and Viking-age combat techniques.

5 Questions with Draugar Vinlands

Draugar Vinlands is a historical reenactment and living history group based out of Exeter, N.H., that is dedicated to the accurate portrayal of combat and culture during viking-age Scandinavia.

Deidre Toole: 2019

Mystic Seaport Museum has named Deidre Toole from Stonington High School the recipient of the 2019 Orion Award. The Orion Award recognizes teachers who use the resources of Mystic Seaport Museum to illuminate history, and create a living record that reflects America’s present and future as well as its past. This annual award recognizes stellar teachers who […]

From left, standing: Students Dylan Breault, Chris Burg (homeschooler), Dylan McNeil and Jake Simonds with instructor Patrick Connor kneeling.

Building Boats, Building Bridges

Stonington High School students build a Bevin skiff in an experimental new program that will be expanded in the next school year.

Leading Mystic Attractions Plan Earth Day 2020 Celebration

Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport Museum and the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center are proud to announce plans for a multi-day, community-wide Earth Day 2020 event in celebration of the movement’s 50th anniversary.