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From Lightships to Light Towers: The Capes of North Carolina
October 14, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shortly after the construction of several coastal lighthouses in North Carolina, it became apparent that some locations would require additional warning lights. The dangerous shoals of Diamond (Cape Hatteras), Lookout (Cape Lookout), and Frying Pan (Cape Fear) proved difficult to navigate for many seafaring captains. Learn about the early attempts to mark these treacherous waters and the towers that eventually were put in place. 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.
Registration and Refund Policy:
Registration costs, less a 10% fee, are refunded when the Museum receives cancellation notice at least two weeks before the start of a program. There is no refund within two weeks of the start of a program. The Museum reserves the right to cancel any program that does not meet the minimum participant requirement up to one week before the program is scheduled. In the event of cancellation due to low enrollment, participants who have submitted a fee will receive a full refund. If a program is canceled due to inclement weather and unable to be rescheduled for another date, the participants will receive a full refund.