The Outer Banks Voice – August Programs at the Cemetery at the Museum of the Atlantic in Hatteras

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August Programs at the Cemetery of the Museum of the Atlantic in Hatteras

By Outer Banks Voice on July 30, 2022

Cemetery of the Museum of the Atlantic

A list of August programs at the Cemetery of the Museum of the Atlantic in Hatteras.

Crafting Sailor Valentines
  • August 18, 10:30 a.m. to noon
  • Create your own marine valentine using seashells and learn about the history of maritime art. All supplies provided. All ages are welcome. Free.
Maritime Craftsmanship
  • August 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31; 10:30 a.m. to noon.
  • Have fun creating coastal-themed crafts at these free events for all ages. All supplies are provided and the program is walk-in.

2022 Salty Dawgs Speaker Series

The Atlantic Museum Cemetery presents its 2022 Salty Dawgs Lecture Series which features 23 presenters on North Carolina’s maritime history and culture, including topics on piracy, shipwrecks, whaling, sea ​​shanties and the mystery of the lost colony. The speakers are historians, divers, candidates for the master’s degree in maritime history, musicians, professors, researchers and authors. These conferences are scheduled on Tuesdays in September at 11 a.m. They last 30 to 45 minutes. The public is invited. No reservation is necessary. Call 252-986-0723 for more information. Here are the August presenters:

Songs of the sea and songs of the sea
August 9, 11 a.m.

JR Shanty Co, made up of wife and husband team Julianne Laird and Richard Workman, is an instrumental and vocal folk duo, performing traditional sea shanties and songs of the sea. Featuring instrumentals on guitar and cello , these longtime musical educators share with humor and authenticity the story behind the songs, ballads and legends of sailing.

Wrecked on Chicamacomico: A Review of Shipwrecks Along Wimble Shoals, Rodanthe, North Carolina
August 16, 11 a.m.

Allyson Ropp, a doctoral student in East Carolina University’s Integrated Coastal Studies program, explores the history of some of the ships lost along Wimble Shoals and North Hatteras Island, as well as general trends in shipwreck near the shore and off the region.

Whaling on the Shackleford Banks
August 23, 11 a.m.

Winston Sandahl, a maritime history student at Eastern Carolina University, will talk about shoreline whaling on the Shackleford Banks during the period just before islanders migrated to the mainland.

A Canoe Coharie
August 30, 11 a.m.

Lydia Downs, a master’s candidate at East Carolina University working on the cultural meanings and preservation of a Native American canoe in North Carolina, will focus on the Coharie tribe in North Carolina to tell the story of their newly repatriated.


For more information, visit Cemetery of the Museum of the Atlantic 59200 Museum Dr, Hatteras, (252) 986-0720.



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