Queen Anne’s Revenge Posters Free to Local Educators

BEAUFORT, NC – Thanks to a grant from the Carteret Community Foundation, local educators can get the new Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge educational posters for free.

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In response to the growing demand for information and educational materials about the wreck of Blackbeard’s flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, the North Carolina Maritime Museum staff will design a series of eight educational posters about the shipwreck project this winter.  A limited number of these posters will be made available free of charge to local educators courtesy of a Carteret Community Foundation Grant.

Research and design of the posters is scheduled to be completed in January, with the posters available to the public starting in February.  Following the distribution of the initial sets of posters, the museum plans to make posters available to teachers for free in a digital format and for a fee for posters printed and mailed from the museum.

 

“These posters will help to bring a piece of the exhibit to groups that aren’t able to visit the museum and see it first hand” explains Christine Brin, group and volunteer coordinator.  The posters will have the same eight themes as the museum’s “Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge” exhibit that includes local history, world history, underwater archeology, and current events.  The techniques, technology, and artifacts will teach students about the process and the history whether they are on-site or in their classrooms.

The N.C. Maritime Museum is a unit of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. For more information on North Carolina arts, history and culture, visit Cultural Resources online.

Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

About the Author:

Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

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