Maritime Heritage Initiative

Organization:
Friends of the NC Maritime Museum
Amount:
$300,000.00
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Carteret
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to support the staging and promotion of America’s Sail 2006 in Carteret County, an international Tall Ships event that is expected to draw between 200,000 to 400,000 visitors. Funds will be used to construct permanent infrastructure at the Maritime Museum to support America’s Sail 2006 and the future Old Beaufort Seaport, a new heritage tourism site and home to the artifacts from Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge.

Contact:
Mr. Brent E. Creelman 315 Front Street Beaufort, North Carolina 28516 (252) 728-1638
Areas Served:
Carteret, Craven, Jones, Onslow, Pamlico

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