Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum: 2014 September Events

HATTERAS, NC August 19, 2014:

 

Salty Dawgs: History and the Hatteras Island Ecology Part 1

September 2, 2 p.m.

Meet and experience a presentation by Dave Kelmer, a resident expert on historic Hatteras ecology and changes made to the environment by European settlers.

Free admission. Email: maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov. 252-986-2995, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC 27943. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com.

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum - Hatteras, North Carolina

Maritime Movies, First Thursdays: Titanic at 100, Mystery Solved

September 4, 6:45 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Feature films on underwater exploration and archaeology and maritime history and culture. Rated: G/PG. Film Room. Free admission. Email: maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov. 252-986-2995, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC 27943. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com.

 

The Civil War on Hatteras Island

September 3, 10, 17, 24, 2 p.m. & 3 p.m.

Author and local historian Drew Pullen shares the fascinating history of the Civil War on Hatteras Island. Free admission. Email: maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov. 252-986-2995, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC 27943. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com.

 

Painting Canvas-backed Decoys

September 4, 11, 18, 25, 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Painting Canvas-backed Decoys. Craftsman and waterman, Sam Green, demonstrates painting canvas-backed decoys and explains how he constructs them in the time-worn fashion used by local hunters. Free admission. Email: maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov. 252-986-2995, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC 27943. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com.

 

Sandcastles: Sea Crafts for Kids!

September 4, 11, 18, 25, 10:30 a.m. – Noon

Maritime crafts and history for kids on Thursdays. Enjoy hands-on craft-making while learning snippets of maritime history. All ages welcome; all supplies furnished, Free admission. Email: maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov. 252-986-2995, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC 27943. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com.

 

The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum Underwater Heritage Symposium

September 5 – 6, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum is hosting an Underwater Heritage Symposium bringing together state, local and regional professionals in the diving and underwater archaeology fields. The two-day symposium provides the opportunity to connect with leading experts that bring knowledge from the Graveyard of the Atlantic to the surface. Discover what it takes to manage beach wrecks in the digital age and how State budget cuts affect that process and learn about educational opportunities such as the Nautical Archaeology Society Training Initiative and Maritime Heritage Education Programs. The symposium is open to the public. There is no fee to attend. For more information, call 252-986-2995 or email maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov. Visit the website at www.ncmaritimemuseums.com. The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum is located at 59200 Museum Dr., Hatteras, NC 27943.

 

Salty Dawgs: History and the Hatteras Island Ecology Part 2

September 9, 2 p.m.

Meet and experience a presentation by Dave Kelmer, a resident expert on historic Hatteras ecology and changes made to the environment by European settlers.

Free admission. Email: maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov. 252-986-2995, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC 27943. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com.

 

Salty Dawgs: Nautical Knots

September 16, 2 p.m.

Elizabeth IIcaptain, Robbie Putnam, joins us at the Museum to demonstrate tying nautical knots. Try your hand at knot tying under the tutelage of this experienced waterman. Free admission. Email: maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov. 252-986-2995, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC 27943. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com.

 

Hurricane Hazel 60th Anniversary

September 19, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

John Cole, Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service office in Newport, will give a presentation on hurricanes and the 60th anniversary of Hurricane Hazel. Free admission. Email: maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov. 252-986-2995, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC 27943. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com

 

Salty Dawgs: All About Shrimp!

September 23, 2 p.m.

Cookbook author and chef, Sharon Peele Kennedy, presents the art of cooking shrimp. Enjoy a down home presentation by this lively and learned lady. Free admission. Email: maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov. 252-986-2995, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC 27943. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com.

 

Where are the Whalers?

September 27, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Ryan Bradley is documenting the archeology and historical and cultural influences of whaling practices that occurred along the North Carolina coast. He will be available September 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to document your family photos, stories or artifacts that are related to North Carolina whaling. The East Carolina University graduate student is attempting to catalog artifacts, record stories and meet with descendants of whalers from the Outer Banks for his master thesis project. The public is invited to join him for this free event. Email: maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov. 252-986-2995, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC 27943. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com.

 

Salty Dawgs: The Civil War Service of Richard Etheridge

September 30, 2 p.m.

Outer Banks History Center director, KaiLi Schurr, presents a talk on the Civil War service of famed Pea Island Lifesaving Station keeper, Richard Etheridge. Free admission. Email: maryellen.riddle@ncdcr.gov. 252-986-2995, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, 59200 Museum Drive, Hatteras, NC 27943. www.ncmaritimemuseums.com.

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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