Conversation with Ambassador Nicholas Platt at the Asia Society, New York, April 24, 2019.

To play the film, click above. 


July 17, 2018:

Barons of the Sea "Launch Party"

Independence Seaport Museum 

221 S. Columbus Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19106

7:00pm lecture and signing

Free and open to the public

July 18, 2018

Harvard Club of New York 

(Private event)

South Street Seaport Museum

12 Fulton Street

New York, NY 10036

6:30pm lecture and signing

Ticketed event

July 19, 2018:

"Grinnell and Delano: A Tale of Two Clippers"

New Bedford Whaling Museum 

18 Johnny Cake Hill 

New Bedford, MA 02740

6:00pm reception, 7:00pm lecture and signing

Members: $10 Non-members: $15


July 24, 2018:

"Spruce Hill/Cedar Park Neighborhood Book Signing"

Hosted by Bindlestiff Books at The Gables Bed and Breakfast

4520 Chester Avenue

 Philadelphia PA 19143

7:00pm discussion and signing

Free and open to the public

July 25, 2018:

Politics & Prose at The Wharf 

70 District Square SW

Washington, DC 20024

7:00pm lecture and signing

Free and open to the public

July 26, 2018:

"Donald McKay, America's Greatest Clipper Ship Builder"

East Boston Social Centers

Hosted by Zumix

260 Sumner St,

East Boston, MA 02128

7:00pm lecture and signing

Free and open to the public

September 3-7, 2018:

Cruise aboard the clipper schooner Shenandoah 

Vineyard Haven, MA

(Private event) 


September 18, 2018:

Nantucket Historical Society 

15 Broad Street
Nantucket, MA 02554

6:00pm lecture and signing

Ticketed event

September 19, 2018:

Redwood Library and Athenaeum 

50 Bellevue Ave

Newport, RI 02840

6:00pm lecture and signing

Registration required

September 26, 2018

The Union Club

New York, NY

(Private event) 

September 27, 2018

Somerset Club

Boston, MA

(Private event) 

October 10, 2018

Maryland Historical Society

201 West Monument St.
Baltimore, MD 21201-4674

6:30pm lecture, book signing and reception

November 8, 2018

American Yacht Club

Rye, NY

(Private event)

January 10, 2019

The Metropolitan Club

Washington, D.C.

(Private event)

January 11, 2019

The First Friday Group

Greenwich, CT

(Private event)

Larchmont Yacht Club

Larchmont, NY

(Private event) 

February 22, 2019

The Philadelphia Club

Philadelphia, PA

(Private event)

February 27, 2019

The Ivy Club

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

(Private event)

March 13, 2019

 Merion Cricket Club

Haverford, PA

(Private event)

March 14, 2019

New York Yacht Club

New York, NY

(Private event)

March 26, 2019

University Club of Denver

Denver, CO

(Private event)

April 10, 2019

Philadelphia Country Club

Gladwyne, PA

(Private event)

April 24, 2019 

The Asia Society

725 Park Avenue 

New York, NY 10021

Conversation with Ambassador Nicholas Platt



May 15, 2019

The Chappaqua Library

200 S. Greeley Avenue

Chappaqua, NY 10514

7:00pm lecture and book signing

May 23, 2019

Marblehead Museum

Marblehead, MA

More information to come

July 21, 2019

York Harbor Reading Room

York, ME 

(Private event)

October 16, 2019

St. Francis Yacht Club

San Francisco, CA

(private event) 

October 23, 2019

Smithsonian Associates

S. Dillon Ripley Center 

1100 Jefferson Drive SW

Washington, DC 20560

November 1, 2019

Main Line School Night

Smart Luncheon

Radnor, PA


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