Maritime Movie: Rescue Men - The Pea Island Lifesavers

Maritime Movie: Rescue Men - The Pea Island Lifesavers

315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC | (252) 728-7317

July 6, 2017 | 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Beat the heat and catch an afternoon movie! This documentary, inspired by the book Fire on the Beach, Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers, chronicles the true story of Station 17 the only African-American crew serving in the U.S. Lifesaving Service, the predecessor to the U.S. Coast Guard. Pea Island is located at the north end of Hatteras Island in Dare County. Maritime Movies take place every Tuesday and Thursday in July at 3 p.m. These informal programs engage visitors on topics of maritime history, culture and the natural environment of coastal North Carolina. Free. No advance registration.