Carteret County’s Emergence as a Leader in North Carolina’s Commercial Fishing Industry
October 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
David Bennett, curator of Maritime History, will give a broad overview of the history of commercial fishing in North Carolina with a focus on Carteret County. The talk will explain how Carteret County rose from a small, subsistence fishing community in the colonial period to the leader of the state’s commercial fishing industry in the 20th century. The free program is part of the museum’s Maritime Heritage Series, informal lectures held in the museum’s auditorium and simulcast via Facebook and Zoom. Registration is not required for the in-person program.