May 11, 2014 · 3:00 PM
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Hear the tales of pirates and privateers — whalers and watermen — during a fascinating immersion into the history and culture of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Join historical society members for an educational walk through Beaufort and its Old Burying Ground, with opportunities to spot the wild horses that roam on Carrot Island. Examine severe weather systems, and hear the stories of their impact on the community from a nationally published author.
• Join author and historian Jay Barnes as he details the culture of local communities and offers insight into the distinctive “Down East” language pattern.
• Take a field trip to Fort Macon and learn about its history from the Civil War until its role in protecting the coast from German U-boats in WWII.
• Examine artifacts raised from the wreck of Blackbeard’s flagship Queen Anne’s Revenge.
Meals included: 3 Breakfast, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
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Program Number #10533ENZ
Call (800)[masked] and tell them Catherine Donleycott suggested that you call.
Trinity Conference Center is a modern conference center that features attractive meeting and dining areas, double occupancy rooms (limited singles, extra charge), private bath.
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Facility amenities: Outdoor pool is available mid-May to mid-October. 1500 feet of private beach on the Atlantic Ocean (no lifeguards). Limited internet access available upon request.
* FYI NOTE:
The Road Scholar trips handle all the organization, arrangements, lodging, meals, and educational opportunities!