The Fort Fisher 2017 "Beat the Heat" summer lecture series continues for three more weeks.
Lectures are given at the Fort fisher Visitors Center's E. Gehrig Spencer Theater at 2 p.m..
TODAY AUGUST 5
Topic: "The USO: 75 Years of Helping Our Military."
Speaker: John W. Falkenbury, President of the USO of North Carolina. During World War II there were several USOs in Wilmington.
Topic: "Welcoming Sherman: Wilmington and the Cape Fear".
Speaker: Wayne Sokolosky. Historian and Author.
Topic: "Redcoats on the River: The Revolution in the Lower Cape Fear."
Speaker: Bert Dunkerly, NPS Park Ranger, Historian and Author.
Again, sure wish I could be there for these.
Just Too Far Away. --Old B-Runner