Thursday, June 2, 2011

June 2011: International Cup Perpetual Trophy and Power Boat Artifacts on Display in the Museum

Museum of the Albemarle
Contact: Thomas Spagnol (252) 335-1453

(Elizabeth City, NC) Visit the Museum of the Albemarle for a special showing of artifacts from early power boat racing on the Pasquotank River. The display, in conjunction with this year’s International Cup Regatta, features the Perpetual Trophy and several newly acquired items from Frank McNaughton, a local power boat racer and enthusiast. This exhibit will be on display through June 11th. Please join us for the First Friday Artwalk and Saturdays’ power boat races. The Museum will extend viewing times from 5:30-7:00 pm on Friday and is open from 10 a.m.- 4p.m. on Saturday. The Pottery exhibit will be open and admission is free. For more information call 252-335-1453.

The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 S. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252)335-1453. Find us on Facebook! Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Sundays, Mondays and State Holidays. Serving Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington counties, the museum is the northeast regional history museum of the North Carolina Division of State History Museums within the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources, the state agency with the mission to enrich lives and communities and the vision to harness the state’s cultural resources to build North Carolina’s social, cultural and economic future. Information is available 24/7 at

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