14th Annual Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium this Saturday

Popular annual event to be held at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

The 14th annual Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium will be held this Saturday, May 22, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. The symposium is part of this month's Maritime Days celebration.

Maritime Days is a celebration of the Cape's unique maritime history. In addition to the symposium on the 22nd, other events such as lectures and tours are planned throughout May.

This year's Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium will begin at 9 a.m. at the museum in Brewster. Pre-registeration is requested, but just showing up on Saturday is also welcome. The event, including lunch, is just $20 per person.

The program for the day is as follows:

  • 9 a.m.
    Adam Gamble,  Author/Publisher
    The 1858 Map of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket
  • 10 a.m.
    Carlo D'Este, Author/Historian
    Warlord:  A Life of Winston Churchill at War - 1874 – 1945
  • Luncheon
  • Noon
    Linda Coombs, Historian/Member, Wampanoag Tribe
    Respect for Water, Respect for Life:  A Wampanoag Way of Being With Our First Relative
  • 1 p.m.
    Richard Ryder, Author/Historian
    Guardian Outposts - A History of Cape Cod Life Saving Stations

This not to be missed program is as interesting as it is varied.

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is located at 869 Main Street (Route 6A) in Brewster, 508-896-3867.

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