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S.S. Central America


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The story of the S.S. Central America is one of the most fascinating tales of a shipwreck and sunken treasure to be told. The 1857 tragedy caused the loss of many lives as well as precipitating a major financial panic. Hear the story of the search and discovery of the "ship of gold" from someone involved from the start. Bob Evans is a scientist, geologist and historian who helped discover the actual wreck as well as archive the treasure. This lecture-with-slides shows the discovery site as well as the gold coins and bars that were found. It also includes a question and answer session. Speaker(s): Robert Evans.
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