Jay Barnes

Jay Barnes

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Jay Barnes is director of development for the North Carolina Aquarium Society and lives in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina. He has worked with the Aquariums since 1980, and was director of the Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores for more than twenty years. He is author of several books on hurricanes, including North Carolina's Hurricane History, now in its fourth edition, and Florida's Hurricane History, now in its second edition. He often appears on media outlets such as The Weather Channel, NBC Nightly News, and The Discovery Channel.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 2:00pm
North Carolina's Hurricane History
North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace
New Bern, NC

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