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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!

πŸ’£ Fun, interactive activities: β€œWhat’s in My Cannon?” a STEM activity with the Education team; challenging scavenger hunts for adults and kids

πŸ’­ Meet our Conservation and Education teams: hear more than the epic battle; learn the inspiring stories of Monitor

βš“ Lectures
Presenter: John V. Quarstein, director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center
First Clash between Ironclads: Monitor vs. Virginia β€’ 11 a.m.

Presenter: Will Hoffman, Director of Conservation and Chief Curator
An Overview of the Conservation of USS Monitor β€’ 1 p.m.

✍ Book signing with JVQ at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Details

Date:
March 12
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$1 – $39
https://www.marinersmuseum.org/BOHR/

Organizer

The Mariners’ Museum and Park
Phone:
757-596-2222
Email:
marketing@marinersmuseum.org
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Venue

The Mariners’ Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA, VA 23606 United States
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Phone:
757-596-2222
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