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Waterways of Africa: The Nile

February 27 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Erika Cosme & Wisteria Perry


Presenters: Erika Cosme and Wisteria Perry, The Mariners’ Interpretation Department

Join Erika Cosme and Wisteria Perry from The Mariners’ Museum’s Interpretation Department as they feature “Waterways of Africa,” a new series that looks at the waters that surround and are located within the African continent. This program will be presented throughout the year, and focus on the different waters that have influenced African and world culture, past and present.

About the program:
In the first of the “Waterways of Africa” series, The Mariners’ Museum takes a look at the world’s longest river, and one of Africa’s most relied upon bodies of water – the Nile River. What makes this river so important? Often associated with the ancient Egyptians, the Nile has provided and supported life throughout many countries in Africa. It is connected to several other major bodies of water, and has impacted the development of African cultures for thousands of years. Set out with Erika and Wisteria as they present on one of the world’s fascinating wonders that has been a source of life for centuries.

Viewers are welcome to send comments or questions to Erika and Wisteria, which they will answer following the presentation.

Waterways of Africa
February 27 • 1 p.m. (EST)

Check out our complete listing of the programs this month that recognize the rich history and culture of Blacks, Africans, and African Americans who helped to shape the world!

Pre-registration is required. All virtual programs are hosted through Zoom, which requires a personal account.

This short video guide shows you how to sign up for and join any of our online programs.

For more information, contact: [email protected] or call (757) 596-2222.


February 27
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST


The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
(757) 596-2222