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Maritime Heritage Series: ‘The Sunshiners in Carteret County’

June 1, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Free

At the turn of the 20th century, North Carolina historian and journalist Fredrick A. Olds established Sunshine Clubs to entertain and educate children. During the summers, Olds took underprivileged youth from the Raleigh Sunshine Club to Carteret County to experience and learn about the seacoast. Join Maritime History Curator David Bennett in the museum auditorium to learn the history of the Sunshine Club.

The program is part of the museum’s Maritime Heritage Series, free, informal lectures held in the museum auditorium. Registration is not required gor the in-person program. Or watch online live via the museum’s Facebook page or Zoom.

Details

Date:
June 1, 2023
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort
315 Front St.
Beaufort, NC 28516 United States
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Phone
2525047740
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Registration and Refund Policy:

Registration costs, less a 10% fee, are refunded when the museum receives cancellation notice at least 48 hours before the start of a program. There is no refund within 48 hours of the start of a program, and tickets cannot be transferred to a later program date within that 48 hour timeframe. Due to material costs and supply, Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center Courses require a 2-week notification for cancellations; only the course fee is refunded if cancellation occurs prior to 2 weeks. 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.