Kalmar Nyckel new Buchan Ness painting

Kalmar Nyckel center unveils painting of ship’s last battle

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation newest exhibit focuses on Delaware’s tall ship in the 1652 battle in which it sank. The exhibit includes a newly commissioned oil painting by well-respected Baltimore artist Patrick O’Brien that is hung at head level on a second-floor wall in the Copeland Maritime Center, along with information about the battle between the Dutch and the English. …

Kalmar Nyckel replica in foundation building

Kalmar Nyckel’s Underground Railroad class focuses on travel options

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation’s new classroom program focuses on the Underground Railroad.   The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation will offer a new class focusing on the many ways slaves could travel along the Underground Railway, emphasizing Delaware’s role in it, as well as the state’s maritime history. In addition, the program will teach five different strategic routes and factors, and five …