September 23-25, 2021

2021 Annual Conference Program Information

September 23-25, 2021 | Southport, North Carolina

“The Historic Wilmington Foundation, Old Baldy Foundation, and North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport are excited to host the 2021 USLSSHA Conference on September 23 – 25, 2021 exploring USLSS History in Southeastern North Carolina. The following are the day-to-day links and the registration for the Saturday annual meeting.

 

Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 10:30 am

The conference’s first day will focus on the Oak Island Life-Saving Station and modern Oak Island Coast Guard Station, including a virtual visit to the graves of former keepers and surfmen.

Friday, September 24, 2021 at 11:00 am

On the second day, the conference will focus on the Cape Fear Life-Saving Station on Bald Head Island. History of the USLSS on Bald Head Island Through Artifacts, North Carolina.

Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

The final day will focus on the Life-Saving Stations around Cape Lookout and Fort Macon and the USLSSHA Annual Membership Meeting.

Photo courtesy of web magazine story Island Life

 

History of the USLSS in Southport and Oak Island, North Carolina

Presentation UPDATE:
Presentation by Katy Menne "Oak Island Station: A Pictoral History"
Second Presentation by Sector NC, USCG”

Historic Wilmington Foundation is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: USLSSA 2021 Conference Day One: Southport & Oak Island
Time: Sep 23, 2021 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 840 2902 5524
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Photo Credit:  Coastal Review Online

History of the USLSS on Bald Head Island Through Artifacts

Presentation by McAllie Givens, Collections Coordinator
Live from Old Baldy Lighthouse & Smith Island Museum of History

Historic Wilmington Foundation is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: USLSSA 2021 Conference Day Two: Bald Head Island
Time: Sep 24, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Passcode: 307008

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Passcode: 307008

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 USLSSHA Annual Membership Meeting.

History of the USLSS at Fort Macon and Cape Lookout, North Carolina (10:30 AM – 11:30 AM)

Presentation by Ben Wunderly, Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site

ULSSHA Annual Meeting (11:30 AM – 12:30 PM)

Live on Zoom; Available on Facebook to View Afterwards

**Registration Required–To Register & Receive Zoom Link:

“The Historic Wilmington Foundation, Old Baldy Foundation, and North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport are excited to host the 2021 USLSSHA Conference on September 23 – 25, 2021 exploring USLSS History in Southeastern North Carolina. The following are the day-to-day links and the registration for the Saturday annual meeting. The cost will be free to anyone who would like to attend.

This virtual conference is being hosted with the assistance of the Michigan Historic Preservation Network, and we welcome their members who are also invited to join the annual meeting at no charge via their Zoom Platform.

Click this button to register for free:

The U.S. Life-Saving Service Heritage Association (USLSSHA) is an organization dedicated to preserving the history of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and early US Coast Guard. The association is a national nonprofit, a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to preserving America’s fast-vanishing lifesaving stations and early Coast Guard lifeboat stations. Few other groups of historic American buildings are more endangered than our lifesaving and lifeboat stations. To a far greater extent even than lighthouses, Life-Saving Stations are still being lost and falling into tragic disrepair.