Fort Fisher's 2019 Beat the Heat Summer Lecture Series

Event Description

Fort Fisher's 2019 Beat the Heat Summer Lecture Series continues with “Timothy O’Sullivan and the Photographing of Fort Fisher.” In February 1865, photographer Timothy O’ Sullivan was sent to Fort Fisher to record the massive fortification. He created a photographic record of the earthworks and remnants of the January 15th battle. Join us as local photographer Harry Taylor discusses Timothy O’Sullivan and the wet plate photography process.

The presentation is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Please call the site at 910-251-7340 to reserve a seat. The presentation will begin promptly at 2 pm in the Spencer Theater. All Fort Fisher programming is made possible by the Friends of Fort Fisher and its sustaining members, along with generous support from the town of Carolina Beach and the town of Kure Beach.