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Lunch & Learn: “Lost off Lewes: the Archaeology and History of HMS DeBraak”

Friday, April 21

Time
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location Description
Hotel Rodney, Lewes, Delaware

Presentation Description:
In 1798, British warship, the HMS DeBraak, slipped beneath the waves of the Delaware Bay, just off the coast of Lewes. The remains of the hull and the secrets it held would not breech the surface again for nearly 200 years. During those two centuries, The DeBraak would become the stuff of local legend. Attend this lecture to learn more about one of the area's most famous historic events, fact and fiction.

Speaker Bio:
Tom Pulmano is a Historical Interpreter with the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State, and has served in that position for 15 years. During his tenure as a Historical Interpreter he has had the opportunity to work in many facets of historical interpretation to include colonial, maritime and archaeological venues. Tom is also a 24 year veteran of the United States Air Force and graduated from Wesley College where he studied Liberal Arts. He enjoys cycling, swimming and volunteering as deckhand on the Kalmar Nyckel.

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