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Neptune's Needle is currently maintained at Barnard College, Columbia University and is administered by Bob McCaughey, Professor of History, It is web accessible in both its search and edit modes, depending upon the user's classification.

This wiki is used in conjunction with "Approached by Sea: A History of Early American Maritime Life"' [BC Hist 3424x], which wil next be offered Fall 2013.


The project has enjoyed the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education, and Barnard College. Inquiries, suggestions and offers to contribute entries are warmly invited. They can directed to:

Robert A. McCaughey
Professor of History
Barnard College, Columbia University
New York, NY 10027
ram31@columbia.edu