The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History presents
The 21st Annual Cape Cod Maritime Symposium
Cape Cod’s Only Maritime History Conference
BREWSTER, MA. The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster is proud to present the 21st Annual Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium on Saturday, November 4, 20179am-3pm
Schedule of Events:
9:00 am – Registration; coffee, tea & refreshmentsby Symposium founder Theresa Barbo
9:45am - Introduction
10:00 am – Colonial Civic Development: Changing Uses of Harbors on Cape Cod, 1700-2010 with John T. Cumbler, Ph.D, Historian/Author.
11:00 am –The Coast Guard’s Role in the 1999 Search & Recovery Mission of JFK, Jr.’s Plane Tragedy off Martha’s Vineyard with Captain W. Russell Webster (Ret.)
12:00 pm – Luncheon and explore Museum exhibits, gardens & trails
1:00 pm – Forbidden Waters: Captain John Kendrick and America’s First Voyage to Japan in 1791 with Scott Ridley, Author
2:00 pm – The Opening of Japan by Commodore Matthew C. Perry, 1854 with Matthew C. Perry, Ph.D. Emeritus Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey, descendant
Admission is $25 includes morning refreshments, 4 lectures, lunch and Museum Admission.Pre-registration is required: Tickets available online : www.ccmnh.org $30/Door
For more information please call: 508-896-3867, ext. 133.