On Board the Onrust: Bringing Dutch History to the Hartford Riverfront

  • Organization Name:
    Riverfront Recapture

  • Organization City:
    Hartford

  • Amount Awarded:
    $2500

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY18

  • Grant Summary:

    Riverfront Recapture will work with the Connecticut River Museum to bring the Onrust, a replica of a ship sailed up the Connecticut River by Dutch explorer Adriaen Block in 1614, to Hartford’s Mortensen Riverfront Plaza from June 21 to June 24, 2018. The Onrust will serve as a dockside floating museum, and Riverfront Recapture will offer land-based activities and tours of the vessel while it is docked during the day and public cruises on the Connecticut River in the afternoon and evening.


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