Bonus Talk: The Beeswax Shipwreck

Presented by Scott Williams & Dr. James Delgado

Thursday, June 23rd, join us in the Lovell Showroom for a Bonus Thursday Talk where we will learn about the famed Beeswax Shipwreck – a 300-year-old shipwreck discovered in sea caves just north of Manzanita. Scott Williams and Dr. James Delgado will take us through how archaeologists determined the wrecked ship was the Santo Cristo de Burgos, how the shipwreck was discovered, what we will learn from it, and more. Doors to the Lovell Showroom open at 6pm with food and drinks available via the Taproom window. Guest taps featuring Buoy Beer available in all areas across the block! 

Scott Williams is the President of the Maritime Archaeological Society and has been the Project Director of the Beeswax Wreck Project since it started in 2006.

Dr. James Delgado is an internationally known underwater archaeologist and maritime historian and is the Senior Vice President at SEARCH, Inc., which helps support MAS and the Beeswax Wreck Project.

WHERE: Lovell Showroom, 1483 Duane Street Astoria, OR 97103 Map