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Maritime Archaeologist Speaks on Yorktown Ships at May 23 Archeological Society Meeting

Maritime Archaeologist Speaks on Yorktown Ships at May 23 Archeological Society Meeting

The story of the discovery of Revolutionary-era Yorktown shipwrecks will be presented by maritime archaeologist John Broadwater on Wednesday, May 23, at the Historic Triangle Chapter of the Archeological Society of Virginia (ASV) meeting. Broadwater directed the investigation of the sunken British ships associated with the 1781 Siege of Yorktown while serving as Virginia's first State Underwater Archaeologist from 1978-1990. The local ASV chapter meeting begins at 7 pm and will be held in the Schell Room of the Williamsburg Regional Library on Scotland Street.

In his talk, Yorktown Shipwrecks: A New Look at Some Old Friends, Broadwater will talk about the discovery of nine...

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