The ongoing preservation of 35 Pleasant Street, one of the last of the standing Captain's houses...
Now in display at the Crowell Homestead is a reconstruction of some of the historic architecture salvaged within a courtyard setting dedicated to remembering and recognizing what was lost is protected and preserved. The Captain Allen Crowell Homestead in partnership with the Keepers of Sea Captains Row and Paxcorps is living history and a classroom for discovery….an exhibition and place of past, present and timeless photography across cultures, traditions, and ethnic diversity, contributing to education, art, and heritage into the 21 St. Century.
It's Mission; To bring back and preserve this notable Sea Captains Homestead establishing a living 1850’s Historical Nautical Home and Heritage Site . Secondly, to house the images of diverse cultures and peoples across 7 seas and 7 continents, exhibiting original portraits, prints, books, then and now, with personal and original photographs taken, using a large format vintage camera, as timeless reflections, focusing on the Indigenous and Seafaring Traditions, keeping in view, an ever changing, even vanishing world, for present and future generations…And to continue to record their portrayal today, in a continuum of culture, heritage, and ethnic diversity, now entering the 21 St Century... A window into which we can see ourselves and others.
A lasting testimony and cornerstone for human understanding for improving relationships, and for peaceful coexistence.