By Submitted Story on September 5, 2022
On October 11, enjoy a return presentation of “Freedmen, Surfmen, Heroes: the Unique Story of the Pea Island U.S. Lifesaving Station” in NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island’s Neptune Theater at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. This is a family friendly presentation that is included with regular admission. Online reservations are required and can be purchased at ncaquariums.com/roanoke-island-tickets.
The popular live program about Keeper Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers is returning to the NC Aquarium on October 11. This inspiring program about the history of the nation’s first African American Keeper and the story of the only all-black crew in the US Life-Saving Service. Come to hear descendants, Darrell Collins, Joan Collins, and Coquetta Brooks tell the incredible story of the Pea Island Lifesavers. A must see for those interested in history of the Outer Banks.
Presented by Pea Island Preservation Society, Inc.