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160th Anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads
March 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm$1 – $39
Spend an action-packed day with us as we commemorate the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads, where the clash between iron and wood changed naval warfare forever!
💣 Fun, interactive activities: “What’s in My Cannon?” a STEM activity with the Education team; challenging scavenger hunts for adults and kids
💭 Meet our Conservation and Education teams: hear more than the epic battle; learn the inspiring stories of Monitor
Presenter: John V. Quarstein, director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center
First Clash between Ironclads: Monitor vs. Virginia • 11 a.m.
Presenter: Will Hoffman, Director of Conservation and Chief Curator
An Overview of the Conservation of USS Monitor • 1 p.m.
✍ Book signing with JVQ at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.