Freedmen. Surfmen. Heroes.

This Event has no scheduled dates at this time. It last occurred on Saturday, February 23, 2019.
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.

Free with regular aquarium admission

Where is the event?

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