Thursday, July 14, 2005


An Evening at the Hook lecture to focus on shipwrecks


Cape Gazette
July 12, 2005

The continuing lecture series, An Evening at the Hook, features Discovering the Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck, at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 14.

Hosted by Chuck Fithian, curator of Archeology at the Delaware Division of Historic & Cultural Affairs, this presentation will take participants back into the 18th century to explore the newly discovered shipwreck off Lewes Beach.

Featuring artifacts pulled from the site and photographs of this exploration, this presentation will provide participants with a rich and fascinating perspective on Delaware history. All are welcome to be at Prime Hook by 6:30 p.m. for light refreshments.

An Evening at the Hook is a lecture series that highlights this nation’s abundant and diverse natural resources, particularly close to home at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge.

Featured at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month in the Refuge Auditorium, these hour-long programs provide an exciting opportunity to learn intriguing facts about our plants, animals, environment, and cultural history. The lectures are free, open to the public, and fun for the entire family.

Call the Refuge at 684-8419 for more information.


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