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Chicamacomico Into the Burning Sea bookNoted author and historian Kevin Duffus will be visiting the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station in Rodanthe on Tuesday, Aug 14th from 10AM-Noon and will be sharing stories and signing his latest book “Into the Burning Sea” which tells the story of the Mirlo Rescue which took place 100 years ago off the coast of the very spot where Kevin will be seated. Published as part of the week long Commemoration of this the 100th Anniversary of the rescue, this carefully researched yet eminently readable book tells the complete story of this most famous rescue clarifying some of the myths and misinformation surrounding the “dauntless devotion to duty” exhibited by John Allen Midgett and his crew on August 16, 1918.

For information call the Station at 252-987-1552.