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Civil War Lecture Series: The Last Days of the Monitor

December 12, 2015 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Wreck of the USS <em>Monitor</em>

Presented by the Director, USS Monitor Center & Foundation, John V. Quarstein

The last week of the USS Monitor’s career ranged from a hearty Christmas celebration to an encounter with a fierce winter gale off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Learn about the Christmas dinner and the desperate attempt to save the Monitor.

Civil War lectures are free with Museum admission, but reserving a seat is suggested as seating is limited. Reserve seats online –see below, or call (757) 591-7726 or email

Reserve seats here


December 12, 2015
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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(757) 596-2222