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3rd Tuesday: William Benjamin Gould

Event Description

Presenter: Dr. Chris E. Fonvielle

William Benjamin Gould was a skilled plasterer, and a slave of the Nixon familt in Wilmington. He escaped by rowing 28 miles down the Cape Fear River to the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron. Gould joined the U.S. Navy, going on to complete three enlistments. Join Dr. Finvielle in discussing Gould's life and legacy.

This lecture is sponsored by Mary Claire McNaught. 

Reservations required! Call the museum to reserve your seat: 910-477-5151
Lecture held at Southport Community Building at 223 E. Bay St.

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