21st Cape Cod Maritime Symposium

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Date(s) - November 4, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History


The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster is proud to present the 21st Annual Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium on Saturday, November 4, 2017  9am-3pm

 Schedule of Events:

9:00 am – Registration; coffee, tea & refreshments

 9:45am – Introduction by Symposium founder Theresa Barbo

  10:00 am – Colonial Civic Development: Changing Uses of Harbors on Cape Cod, 1700-2010

with John T. Cumbler, Ph.D, Historian/Author.

11:00 amThe Coast Guard’s Role in the 1999 Search & Recovery Mission of JFK, Jr.’s Plane Tragedy off Martha’s Vineyard with Captain W. Russell Webster (Ret.)

12:00 pmLuncheon and explore Museum exhibits, gardens & trails

 1:00 pmForbidden Waters: Captain John Kendrick and America’s First Voyage to Japan in 1791

with Scott Ridley, Author

2:00 pmThe Opening of Japan by Commodore Matthew C. Perry, 1854

with Matthew C. Perry, Ph.D. Emeritus Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey, descendant

Admission is $25 includes morning refreshments, 4 lectures, lunch and Museum Admission.

Pre-registration is required:  Tickets available online : www.ccmnh.org  $30/Door

For more information please call: 508-896-3867, ext. 133.

21st Cape Cod Maritime Symposium

737 West Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
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