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Roll, Alabama, Roll!: CSS Alabama Flag is one of Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts for 2012

She was born an ocean away – purpose-built in Liverpool, England to wreak havoc on the commerce of the Union.  Two years later she met her end in the waters off Cherbourg, France – a victim of the USS Kearsarge.  She was the CSS Alabama – arguably one of the most notorious ships of the […]

So Fill to Me the Parting Glass

Hey there folks, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: sadly, today is the last day of my internship with The Mariners’ Museum. I have worked not only on your favorite Connections blog, but also on several artifacts and the Library’s Port of Call blog. Although I shall return […]

Big Trouble in Little Japan

Howdy folks, and welcome back to the good ol’ blog! Today’s tidbit about me is: I just went to a Norfolk Tides game yesterday evening, and not only did I catch a fly ball and give it to a little leaguer sitting in front of me, I got an autograph from Team USA Olympic Sprinter […]