Thursday, November 44:30-6:00 pm Registration & Opening Reception
Friday, November 58:00-8:50 am Registration & Sign In
Saturday, November 68:00-8:50 am Registration & Sign In
204 E. Moore Street, Southport, NC 28461
The North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport stands at the confluence of the Cape Fear River, the Intracoastal Waterway, and the Atlantic Ocean. The museum inhabits the officer’s quarters on the grounds at Fort Johnston.
223 East Bay Street Southport, NC 28461
Southport, a quaint coastal town at the confluence of the Cape Fear River, Intracoastal Waterway, and the Atlantic Ocean, will host the 2021 conference. Known for its iconic oak trees, boatbuilding, and fisheries industries, this community is filled with outdoor recreation, museums, restaurants, and shops.
704 East Moore Street Southport, NC 28461
A nine-minute walk to the Conference and NC Maritime Museum. 30 rooms are blocked with double occupancy. NC Maritime History Council Conference Rate is $118.00 plus taxes. Conference attendees must reserve their room before October 10, 2021.
Annual Southport Wooden Boat Show – Old Yacht Basin
Bald Head Island Package – Lighthouse and museum, tour of the island (ferry ride)
Tour of NC Underwater Archaeology Branch at Kure Beach (ferry ride)
Tributaries is the annual publication of the North Carolina Maritime History Council. Any presenters at the Council’s annual conference are encouraged to submit a paper to Tributaries, which is published in November each year. The journal accepts a range of articles in the field of maritime studies and seeks to support continuing historical, archaeological, and cultural research by publishing articles and reviews related to the maritime history and culture of North Carolina and the Eastern seaboard. All members of the maritime history community, including students and independent researchers, are welcome to submit articles and/or reviews. Contributors need not be members of the NCMHC or live in the state of North Carolina. Manuscripts submitted for consideration must be based on original research and analysis, and all manuscripts are subject to a peer review process at the editor’s discretion. For more information about Tributaries, please contact the editor, Jeremy Borrelli (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cover Image: A typical mullet gang at its camp on Shackleford Banks. From: George Brown Goode, ed., The Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States, 5 sections (Washington, D.C.: Commission of Fish and Fisheries, 1884-1887), 5, vol. 2, pl. 149.