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Virtual: Archaeology After Dark - The Enterprise

Title:Virtual: Archaeology After Dark - The Enterprise
Date & Time:Thu Jun 24, 2021 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Virtual Only Event, Meeting or Activity
Meetings, events or activities that will be held exclusively online or via telephone conference.
Event Details:Four 18th and early 19th century ships discovered in the past few years along the Alexandria waterfront are evidence of the City’s maritime history. Dr. Benjamin Skolnik’s research of the 1803-1804 logbook of the Schooner Enterprise, based in Alexandria, offers a glimpse into the world that these ships were once a part of. Follow the Enterprise on four voyages as it encounters bad weather, a leaky hull, yellow fever, and French privateers.

Alexandria After Dark is a free event sponsored by the Friends of Alexandria Archaeology that brings together professional archaeologists and historians for informal lectures on topics relating to the rich archaeological heritage of Alexandria and the surrounding area.
Fees:Free, but registration is required
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Archaeology Museum, Lecture, Old & Historic Alexandria

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