Barbour Boat Enthusiast to Present at Tryon Palace

Barbour Boat PresentationJoe Peacos, a Barbour enthusiast, will present a lecture discussing his experience and expertise in “Restoring a Barbour Boat,” a lecture at the North Carolina History Center, Saturday, November 10, at 2 p.m.

Peacos has restored several Barbour boats to their former glory, and will share the restoration process for two of his boats, a 1961 Vacationer and a 1949 Utility Runabout.

This free lecture will be held in the North Carolina History Center’s Cullman Performance Hall. For more information, visit or call (252) 639-3500.

Upcoming Events at Tryon Palace

Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop Tour – Nov. 6

Garden Lecture Series: Bulbs as Companion Plants – Nov. 10

Restoring a Barbour Boat – Nov. 10

Veterans Day at Tryon Palace – Nov. 11

Submitted by: Regina A. Ochoa, Director of Public Affairs, Tryon Palace