Searchers of New Horizons Symposium Day 2: Native Americans, Lost Colonists’ Fate & General Billy Mitchell

OBX History Weekend 2022: Searchers of New Horizons Symposium Day 2 - Billy Mitchell and 'Lost Colony - Friday, April 1st.

Day 2 of OBX History Weekend 2022: Searchers of New Horizons Symposium takes place at 2 locations concurrently throughout the day on Friday, April 1st, 2022.

Reservations are strongly suggested for both of Day 2’s Symposia Sessions. Sign up here.

Site One: Native Americans & the Lost Colonists’ Fate

A full day of 9 half-hour presentations and discussion panels.

Location: The Lost Colony’s indoor Gazebo Theatre at Fort Raleigh; 9 am – 5 pm

Presenters will focus on The Carolina Algonquians and the fate of Sir Walter Raleigh’s ‘Lost Colony’.

Click presenter names to view their topics. See the full schedule here.

 

Site Two: General Billy Mitchell

Happening concurrently in a separate location, a full-day event from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM A full day devoted to General Billy Mitchell, the controversial founder of the US Air Force—includes a public-oriented presentation, screening of a bio-pic, interactive discussions and a Field Trip.

The day will be filled with a presentation and interactive discussion by Dr. Doug Lantry and National Park Service Rangers. See the full schedule here.

DR. DOUG LANTRY –Curator at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, and the Museum’s Historian.
Dr. Doug Lantry
Curator at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, and the Museum’s Historian

Morning Session:

Location: Pioneer Theatre, Budleigh Street in Manteo; 9:00 AM – 11: 50 AM

Includes presentations by the National Park Service – OBX Group and authorities in their field including:

  • Dr. Doug Lantry: Billy Mitchell: Heritage, Technology, and Context
  • Mr. Brent Lane: Who is this man that we honor today?
  • Movie Screening: The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell, starring Gary Cooper

Afternoon Session:

Location: Field Trip to Frisco, North Carolina. Meets at Billy Mitchell Airport; 2:00 PM

Includes information, presentations, and discussions from Dr. Douglas Lantry & National Park Service Rangers.

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