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The Golden Rule: Sailing For Peace in a Time of War
The Golden Rule now sails for a nuclear-free world and a peaceful, sustainable future. Come visit the boat on the river near Sam Bloomer Blvd in Lowell Park – south of the historic lift bridge.
In 1958, Quaker peace activists sailed the Golden Rule toward the Marshall Islands in an attempt to halt nuclear weapons testing. The US Coast Guard boarded her in Honolulu and arrested her crew, causing an international outcry. Raising awareness of the dangers of radiation led to worldwide demands to stop nuclear testing. In 2010, the Golden Rule sank in Northern California. For five years, dozens of Veterans For Peace, Quakers and other volunteers restored her. Now, the Golden Rules will sailView more
Sam BLoomer S./Nelson St. E., Stillwater, MN 55082