Thursday, October 26, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fort Trumbull State Park
For their October speaker, The Friends of Fort Trumbull State Park are pleased to welcome Eury Cantillo, Director of Education at the Navy’s Submarine Force Museum. He will present an illustrated talk “Submarines in WWI: The Great War through the Periscope”. His focus will be on the types of submarines in use, the technical advancements that can be demonstrated by these types, their operational uses during the war, as well as life aboard submarines in that time.
He has worked in various museums including Plimoth Plantation, the former Higgins Armory Museum, and a replica of one of Columbus’ ships the Niña, which he helped to sail through the Panama Canal and up the Pacific coast of Mexico. From 2011-2014 he was a Park Ranger for the National Park Service where he worked at the Lexington and Concord Battlefield, the Cliff Dwellings at Mesa Verde, and the memorials in Washington, DC. He is now the Director of Education at the Navy’s Submarine Force Museum in Groton, CT.
The presentation will take place at the Fort Trumbull Conference Center, 90 Walbach Street, New London, CT. on October26, 2017 at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend this free presentation. New members are always welcome. Come early as seating is limited. More information about the Fort and the Friends of Fort Trumbull State Park is available at www.fortfriends.org