SEA Currents: News
May 29, 2019
The War of 1812 and Pirate Jean Lafitte: Elsaesser Research Continues along Gulf Coast
Jonathan Harris, C-112, winner of the 2019 Armin E. Elsaesser III Fellowship, continues his research along the Gulf Coast as part of his project, “Pirates, Blockades and Commerce: an expedition to explore the maritime history, fortifications, and lighthouses of the Gulf Islands National Seashore.” Jonathan, a geologist and former SEA crewmember, is an education and outreach coordinator at Mississippi State University and is regularly posting updates on his blog. Ultimately, he plans to produce a large-format publication of his research with high resoltuion photos, as well as supporting digital media and a documentary video.
Please read the latest installments of Jonathan's blog, and follow his progress!
More about the Elsaesser Fellowship.