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Op-Ed | Saving our Seaport means saving the Seaport Museum

It’s easy to forget, when you work and live in Manhattan, that you’re on an island – that ours is a seafaring city with seafaring roots. The South Street Seaport Museum recognizes that fact and preserves it for millions of New Yorkers and visitors from around the world, and for people like me who long to preserve the city’s and humanity’s connections to the sea. For more than fifty years, the Museum has been the beating heart of the Seaport community.

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