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Civil War Lecture Series

March 21, 2015 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Glass fragment recovered from USS <em>Monitor</em>

Odds & Ends from the USS Monitor Collection

Presented by Conservator Dave Krop, director, USS Monitor Center

Location: The Explorers Theater

Most people are familiar with iconic artifacts recovered from USS Monitor like the revolving gun turret, Dahlgren guns, red signal lantern, and wool coat. But many have not seen or heard about lesser-known artifacts in the Monitor Collection like corn kernels, engine oil, a rat skull, and other unique objects. USS Monitor Center director Dave Krop will open your eyes to the unusual odds & ends recovered from the Civil War ironclad’s wreckage. Free with Museum admission.


March 21, 2015
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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