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The mission of The GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico is "to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to understand and appreciate the Gulf Coast's rich maritime heritage through exhibits, programs, and activities."

SQUARE MEAL

A substantial meal is deemed to be a "square" meal. The term may derive from the days before refrigeration, when a primary sailors' staple was "hardtack." These were biscuits made with flour, often prepared in the shape of squares.