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AMM Winter Lecture Defiant: The Audacious Escape of Robert Smalls: The Water Side of the Underground Railroad

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Annapolis Maritime Museum holds its annual Winter Lecture Series over eight consecutive Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. from mid-January through early March. You will be challenged to question and to learn by engaging speakers on diverse topics including maritime history, local history, science, and maritime art.

Lectures are still on despite the museum being closed for flood repairs.

February 22 – Defiant: The Audacious Escape of Robert Smalls: The Water Side of the Underground Railroad, Presenter: Author and Screenwriter Robert Blake Whitehill

  • Overcoming initial misunderstandings, petty jealousies, and continuing differences over priorities, scientists and engineers on both sides of the Atlantic found new and often ingenious ways to work together.
  • They jointly created vehicles, weapons, and inventions that often became the decisive factor in the strategy for victory.

$10 Admission and FREE for First Mate & Above Museum Members. Limited seating. Please register and reserve your spot below. Virtual option available, please reserve virtual spot to receive zoom link.

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Annapolis Maritime Museum
723 Second Street
Annapolis, MD United States
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