Freedmen. Surfmen. Heroes.

North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Freedmen. Surfmen. Heroes.
Event Description: 

This Black History Month we pay tribute to a team of local heroes.

Join us for a live presentation on the unique history of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers. Etheridge, a slave taught to read and write, was the nation's first African American keeper, while Station Pea Island was the only black station in the history of the lifesaving service.

Price: 
Free with regular aquarium admission
When is the event?: 
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Where is the event?

North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island (See address and directions on the rightbelow)