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SS Central America, Ship of Gold: Unusual Discoveries, Wonders, and Mysteries


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Bob Evans, Chief Scientist and Historian of the SS Central America Project, presents some of his favorite, lesser-known aspects of the fabulous treasure, its story, and the insights into mid-19th century American life that it reveals. Included will be a brief overview of the treasure's historical context and the shipwreck. This will be followed by discussion of some of Bob's favorite artifacts, numismatic and non-numismatic, scientific discoveries, and lingering mysteries, along with tales of the at-sea operations, the historical research, and maybe even a song or two. The SS Central America treasure has a lot of stories to tell, as does Bob. Speaker: Robert Evans.
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