Freedmen. Surfmen. Heroes.

This Event has no scheduled dates at this time. It last occurred on Friday, October 11, 2019.
Pea Island Preservation Society, Freedmen. Surfmen. Heroes.
Event Description: 

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.

Where is the event?

Dare County Arts Council
300 Queen Elizabeth Ave

Pea Island Preservation Society

Collins Park
622 Sir Walter Raleigh Street
(252) 573-8332