Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History


Maritime Symposium

Special Program

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History  


The 22nd Annual Cape Cod Maritime Symposium

Cape Cod’s Only Maritime History Conference

Pre-registration is suggested to secure lunch. Tickets available online :
Admission is $25 in advance/$30 at the door 
Includes morning refreshments, 4 lectures, lunch and Museum Admission.
Purchase Tickets Here 

 Schedule of Events:

9:00 am – Registration; coffee, tea & refreshments

9:45am - Introduction by Symposium founding Director, Theresa M. Barbo  

10:00 am – Centuries of Sail: 13 Generations of Barnstable’s West, North and Cotuit Bays

with Zenas “Zee” Crocker, Executive Director, Barnstable Clean Water Coalition

11:00 am Lost Hero of Cape Cod: Captain Asa Eldridge and the Maritime Trade That Shaped America with Vincent Miles, Author

12:00 pmLuncheon and explore Museum exhibits, gardens & trails

1:00 pmBarnstable Harbor’s Historic & Charismatic Creatures:  Horseshoe Crabs and Diamond Back Terrapins with Ian Ives, Director, Mass Audubon’s Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

 2:00 pmWinds of Change:  How an Invisible Force of Nature Shaped a Maritime Economy,

1620-2018  with Nathaniel “Nate” Mayo; Manager, Policy and Development, Vineyard Wind

For more information please call: 508-896-3867, ext. 133.