Museum Blogs

  • Button, Button, Who’s got the Button….die?
    Apparently we do!  A great many of them!  It is more frequent than we might like where we run into a collection of materials that we have little to no information about and that was not cataloged fully when it arrived.  Such is the case with these 326 button dies. Read more
    In blog Museum Blogson Dec 1 2016By Rachel Conley
  • A View Outside The Hold Of Our Ship…..Actually, Outside Our Collections Office
    Being a Collections staffer means you spend a large part of your day indoors and inside windowless rooms.  Just as the wrong kind of light can damage artifacts in the galleries, it can also affect items we are working on in our offices and work areas.   So any objects being cataloged, Read more
    In blog Museum Blogson Nov 21 2016By Cindi Verser
  • A Thank You to the Bronze Door Society
    On October 28th was the Bronze Door Society annual dinner where museum employees present projects and BDS votes to see who they will fund.  This year we had six excellent project proposals, from purchasing new objects, conserving artifacts already in the collection, and photography equipment.  This was my first year Read more
    In blog Museum Blogson Nov 16 2016By Rachel Conley
  • Happy Veteran’s Day!
    Thank you to all those that have served and are currently serving in our military!  We appreciate all you do for us!  And to say thank you, the museum is offering free admission to those in/retired from the military and family members.  Check the deal out HERE. The post Read more
    In blog Museum Blogson Nov 11 2016By Rachel Conley
  • 3-D mapping of shipwreck sites
    Hello USS Monitor Fans! We have another fantastic lecture coming up in our Civil War Lecture Series! If you are able, please join us at The Mariners’ Museum and Park on Saturday Nov 12 from 2:30-3:30 for “3-D Mapping of Shipwreck Sites” presented by William Sassorossi, a NOAA Maritime Archaeologist. 3-D mapping Read more
    In blog Museum Blogson Nov 7 2016By Laurie King