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Maritime Moments: Arrival of the First Africans

Tuesday August 19
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

On August 20, 1619, over twenty Africans arrived at Old Point Comfort off a Dutch pirate ship. Learn more about the first Africans in British North America and how they helped create a successful colony in a harsh new world.

Sponsoring Gateway: Mariners' Museum

Cost: This lecture is free with Museum admission.

Registration Status: Open

Space Limited: No
 
Location: Mariners' Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, Virginia 23606
 
Event Contact: The Mariners' Museum Admissions (757) 596-2222
 
For more information: www.mariner.org


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