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Christopher Columbus’s flagship, Santa Maria discovered off Haiti, Dr. Charles Beeker forms part of investigation

Casa de Campo’s own Dr. Charles Beeker, is part of the team of archaeologists who believe they have discovered the long-lost remains of Christopher Columbus’s flagship, the Santa Maria, a finding which is set to become the world’s most important underwater archaeological discovery.

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Muffi James hosts a nautical themed dinner in honor of Captain Kidd and Dr.Charles Beeker

On Friday March the 9th, long-time Casa de Campo resident Muffi James hosted a wonderful nautical themed dinner at her oceanside Casa de Campo villa in Punta Aguila in honor of the infamous pirate Captain William Kidd and Dr. Charles Beeker, the director of Academic Diving and Underwater Science at the Indian University Bloomington. 

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Pirates and sunken treasure – a fascinating evening at the Altos de Chavón Regional Museum of Archaeology with Dr Charles Beeker

On March 8th 2012, the mystery of one of the world’s most famous pirates – Captain Kidd, was unraveled by Dr Charles Beeker in a riveting speech, hosted by Muffi and Jimmy James, Casa de Campo and the Altos de Chavón Regional Museum of Archaeology.