Hampton Roads History: Diversity Among Virginia Lighthouse Keepers

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Friday January 7

12:00 PM  –  1:00 PM

This event is in person at the Museum and livestreamed. 


Event Description

Join us for a fascinating lecture with educator and author Benn Trask as he highlights the diverse community of Virginia lighthouse keepers who hailed from many socioeconomic backgrounds to serve their communities beyond their duty as guardians of the lights.

Viewers are welcome to send any comments or questions to Benn, and he will answer them following the lecture.


Helpful Registration Information

This Hampton Roads History lecture will be in person in the Museum's McMullen classroom and livestreamed.

Attending in person? This program is free with $1 admission, and free for Mariners’ Museum Members. Seating is limited, and chairs will be spaced out for social distancing in compliance with current CDC safety protocols for COVID-19.

Watching remotely? This program is free to watch and you do not need a Zoom account to participate. When joining the lecture, you will be asked to enter your name and email address.

If you would like to register for multiple events at one time, select the “Add Events” link at the top when viewing your cart. 

After you have completed your registration, you will receive a confirmation email that will include the link to use on the day of the lecture. Please save your confirmation email!

Advance registration is required whether you attend the lecture in person or online.

For additional assistance, questions or support, please contact customerservice@MarinersMuseum.org

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