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Defiant: The Audacious Escape of Robert Smalls: The Water Side of the Underground Railroad, Presenter: Author and Screenwriter Robert Blake Whitehill

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Robert Smalls’ life was one of accomplishment. Starting enslaved, then American politician, publisher, businessman, and maritime pilot.
  • Hear the thrilling tale of how Smalls freed himself, his crew, and their families during the American Civil War by commandeering a Confederate ship and sailing it from Confederate-controlled waters to freedom.

$10 Admission and FREE for First Mate & Above Museum Members. Limited seating. Please register and reserve your spot below. Virtual option available, please reserve virtual spot to receive zoom link.

Click HERE for in-person registration, Click HERE for virtual registration

FIRST MATE & ABOVE MEMBERS MUST PRE-REGISTER USING MEMBER CODE, PLEASE CONTACT LIZZIE SPOKELY AT lspokely@amaritime.org if you misplaced your code or have any issues reserving your spot.


February 22
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Annapolis Maritime Museum
723 Second st.
Annapolis, 21403 United States