May 28, Jun 25, Aug 27, Sep 24, Oct 22 | 10:30am | In-Person | Free
The Seaport Museum is partnering with schooner Apollonia to bring sail freight cargo like cider, wool, and honey from the Hudson Valley to Pier 16 between May and October.
Order a monthly Boat Box subscription for sustainable sail freight delivery of goods sourced from local shipping partners, from maple syrup to hot sauce to soap, and pick it up on Pier 16.
Please Note This is a Past Program, Event, or Activity
For centuries, schooners carrying goods down the Hudson River from upstate docked at South Street Seaport, to distribute their cargo to local markets or to transfer their cargo onto ocean-bound ships to more distant destinations. This trade, and the industries it supported, from banking to warehousing to printing, helped make New York City into a global commercial and then cultural capital. Apollonia is the Hudson Valley’s carbon-neutral, wind-powered merchant vessel that harkens back to these earlier times.