The Block Island Times

BIMI Summer Lecture Series

Block Island Maritime Institute
216 Ocean Avenue, Block Island, RI 02807
Aug 13, 2013
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Block Island Maritime Institute (BIMI), will host the eighth of it's summer lecture series at 7pm on Tuesday August 13th at Smuggler's Cove on Ocean Avenue.

Dr. D.K. Abbass, the Director of the RI Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) will talk about the impact heritage tourism in RI involving slave ships, steam ships and prison ships can have on local economies.

All BIMI lectures are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.