The 21st Annual Cape Cod Maritime Symposium
Cape Cod’s Only Maritime History Conference
Saturday, November 4, 2017 9am-3pm
Schedule of Events:
9am – Registration; coffee, tea & refreshments
9:45am - Introduction by Symposium founder Theresa Barbo
10am – Colonial Civic Development: Changing Uses of Harbors on Cape Cod, 1700-2010
with John T. Cumbler, Ph.D, Historian/Author.
11am –The Coast Guard’s Role in the 1999 Search & Recovery Mission of JFK, Jr.’s Plane Tragedy off Martha’s Vineyard with Captain W. Russell Webster (Ret.)
12pm – Luncheon and explore Museum exhibits, gardens & trails
1pm – Forbidden Waters: Captain John Kendrick and America’s First Voyage to Japan in 1791
with Scott Ridley, Author
2pm – The Opening of Japan by Commodore Matthew C. Perry, 1854
with Matthew C. Perry, Ph.D. Emeritus Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey, descendant
Admission is $25 includes morning refreshments, 4 lectures, lunch and Museum Admission.
Pre-registration is recommended.