Mirlo Commemoration Week

  • Friday, August 3rd – Soft Launch of “Shake” Show at Dare County Arts Council Gallery
  • Monday, August 13th – Opening Reception “Shake” Show Dare County Arts Council Gallery
  • Tuesday, August 14th – Descendants place Mirlo Artifacts on display at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum; reception to follow
  • Wednesday, August 15th – Guided tour of Historic Hatteras Island; Descendants (Chicamacomico & Mirlo) Dinner – Venue TBD
  • Thursday, August 16th – Ceremonies at Chicamacomico Life Saving Station: Keynote Speaker Flag Admiral USCG; Beach Apparatus Drill at 2:00 PM; Laying of Wreath at 4:00 PM; Showing of Allan Smith film of John Allen Midgett Jr; Evening USCG Band Concert
  • Friday, August 17th – Arts & Crafts Show at RWS Community Building: Kevin Duffus Book Signing

United States Life Saving Station Historical Association (USLSSHA) Annual Meetings

  • Wednesday, Oct 10th – USLSSHA Board Meeting 10-15 members
  • Thursday, October 11th – Jennette’s Pier Speakers & Lunch – Tour Wright Bros
  • Friday, October 12th – Tour Hatteras Island, Oregon Inlet, Chicamacomico LSS including Beach Apparatus Drill, Little Kinnakeet LSS, Hatteras Light, Fish House*, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
  • Saturday, October 13th – Annual Meeting – Tour Manteo, Pea Island Cookhouse, John Allan Midgette, Jr & Prochorus O’Neal Graves**, Roanoke Island Festival Park/Outer Banks History Center, Ft Raleigh, Fish House*. Annual Dinner at Black Pelican

* Fish House could be Hatteras Island (Fri) or Wanchese (Sat)
** Grave Marker Ceremony at Graves