Graveyard of the Pacific

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Name: Graveyard of the Pacific
Date: November 16, 2018 - March 9, 2019
Event Description:
Winter weather brings winter storms and the winter storms of the past brought many ships to ground along the coast of the Long Beach Peninsula. The Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum presents a special exhibition Graveyard of the Pacific: Dangerous Currents-Shifting Sands. The show coincides with the ship wreck season. The opening of the exhibit will be November 16, 2018 from 5 to 7pm, and it will be on view through March 9, 2019. Historic artifacts, photographs, and first-person accounts from wrecks such as the Admiral Benson, the Alice, the Potrimpos, the Glenmorag, and over 20 more ships will be featured in the exhibition. In addition, The U.S. Life Saving Service, U.S. Coast Guard and volunteer rescue units who have risked and sometimes given their lives to saving victims of maritime accidents will be highlighted.
Location:
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum 115 Lake St SE Ilwaco, WA 98624
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday-Saturday 10a-4p
Contact Information:
360-642-3446 pr@cphm-ilwaco.org
Fees/Admission:
Adults (18-54): $5 Seniors (55+): $4 Youth (13-17): $2.50 Kids (12 and under): Free Free admission on Thursdays thanks to the Port of Ilwaco
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