Maritime Archaeology of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary 

The Florida reef tract combined with imprecise navigation, tumultuous weather and human error have led to thousands of shipwrecks. On Feb. 19, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary maritime archaeologist Matthew Lawrence will detail what study of those shipwrecks reveals about maritime cultural heritage over the past 500 years. The presentation to the Matecumbe Historical Trust at 6:30 p.m. at Island Community Church, 83250 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL, is free and open to the public.

WHAT:            Maritime Archaeology of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary presentation

WHEN:           6:30 p.m., Feb. 19, 2018

WHERE:         Island Community Church, 83250 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL

WHO:              Open and free to the public

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Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary maritime archaeologist Matthew Lawrence examining shipwreck remains on Elbow Reef. Credit: Brenda Altmeier/NOAA

Matt Lawrence, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary maritime archaeologist. Credit: NOAA