The Museum’s popular Albemarle Historic Roundtable series will continue through May 2008. They are free and open to the public; lectures start at 7:00 in the Museum’s Gaither Auditorium. There will an opportunity for discussion at the end of each lecture.
On February 7, 2008, David Alberg, Superintendent of the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary will be the guest speaker. His lecture will be focused on the Marine Sanctuaries Program’s past, present, and future impact on the Albemarle region.
On March 6, 2008, Richard Lawrence, Head of the State Underwater Archaeology Branch will be speaking. His lecture will give a general overview of underwater archaeology in northeastern North Carolina.
On April 3, 2008, a representative from the United States Coast Guard will be on hand to discuss the history of the US Cutter Service, Lifesaving Service, and the state of today’s Coast Guard.
On May 1, 2008, Meg Greene Malvasi will discuss the work she completed in Currituck County surveying historic homes there. She will talk about the survey process as well as the book that explains her findings.
For more information please call 252-335-1453, also check out www.museumofthealbemarle.com.