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  • Sisters in Arms

    • Collections
    • Cultural Heritage
    • Hampton Roads History
    • Military
    • Photography
    • Women's History

    November is Native American Heritage Month! Today we’d like to celebrate that by honoring two Navajo sisters who served at the Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation (HRPE) during WWII.

  • Planting the Seed of Environmental Stewardship

    • Educational Enrichment
    • Environmental Conservation
    • Mariners' Park

    High school students from Newport News Public Schools have been assisting The Mariners' Museum and Park with a Mariners’ Lake restoration project called B-WET. Through this program, students gain valuable watershed knowledge and take an active role in becoming environmental stewards.

  • The Real McCoy

    • Collections
    • Cultural Heritage
    • Photography

    Have you ever heard the phrase, “This is the real McCoy?” Did you know that this saying has historical significance?

  • Beyond the Frame: Manuel Gaspar

    • Art
    • Beyond the Frame
    • Collections
    • Cultural Heritage

    This stunning portrait of a blue-collar, immigrant fisherman takes us on a voyage of “why’s” and “why not’s” that brings us back to the heart of our mission here at The Mariners’.

  • Roscoe Turner: A Barnstorming Aviator

    • Collections
    • Technology

    The water connects all of us, even the aviators! Learn about a barnstorming aviator’s maritime connection.

  • BEYOND THE FRAME: The Color of War

    • Art
    • Beyond the Frame
    • Collections
    • Military
    • Military Conflict

     In this episode of Beyond the Frame, we turn an eye to the past and to the present, examining the symbolic effects of war in this somber World War II painting by famous British Maritime Artist, Montague Dawson.

  • Harnessing the Atom: Hyman G. Rickover and the Birth of the Nuclear Navy 

    • Military
    • Science
    • Shipbuilding
    • Technology
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