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Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend

March 5, 2016 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 AM, repeating until March 6, 2016

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This two-day event is held annually to commemorate the 1862 Battle of the Ironclads, The USS Monitor vs. the CSS Virginia. A weekend full of interactive family activities, costumed interpreters, lectures, re-enactment camps, and cannon firing. Meet Abraham Lincoln as you explore The USS Monitor Center while playing Ironclad Battlequest. Saturday night features History Bites, a food tasting event of historical proportions. Local restaurants and caterers prepare their best interpretation of Civil War era dishes as they vie for the coveted Cast Iron Skillet award.

Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend presented by

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March 5, 2016
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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(757) 596-2222