January – February 2015

Jan 26 Mon
Storytime at the Maritime @ Erie Maritime Museum
10:00 am – 11:00 am

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Join us for Storytime at the Maritime

Storytime at the Maritime is a fun and educational way for students to learn more about Erie’s rich maritime history. Each story is read by a guest speaker from the community.

Ages 3-7 years old.

Call for more information: 814.452.2744 ext 225

Feb 17 Tue
Lecture Series @ Erie Maritime Museum
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

African American War Pic

African Americans and the War 0f 1812 presented by Gene Allen Smith

During the War of 1812, black men accounted for between 15 and 20 percent of enlisted men on all ships and all stations in the United States Navy. Historian Gene Allen Smith will talk about the experiences of African Americans during the War of 1812, and the choice many faced between joining the U.S. or the British, who offered to free any slave that joined their cause.

Free of charge.

RSVP to Andrew at 814.452.2744 ext 225 or

Feb 20 Fri
Wintertime at the Maritime @ Erie Maritime Museum Outdoor Plaza
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Be sure to bundle up and get ready to sip warm beverages by the cozy fire pits or stay warm in our heated tents. It’s sure to be an experience you’ll never forget!

Erie Maritime Museum Outdoor Plaza


Hors d’ oeuvres

Vodka Bar

Hot Toddies

Fire Pits


Curling Competition

Funky Winter Hat Contest

and much more!

For more information contact: Erin Ahlgren at 814.452.2744 ext 223 or