The Mariners’ MilKids Fest
Sunday, April 16, 2023 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Join us in celebrating all the things that make military children special, and help us bring awareness to the support and resources they need to thrive as ambassadors and mariners.
3-D MODELING USS MONITOR’S ARTIFACTS
Watch how we collaborated with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Monitor National Marine Sanctuary (MNMS), and the University of West Florida to scan and 3-D model some of Monitor’s recovered artifacts. This helps us put history in the hands of our community!
After USS Monitor
Saturday, March 11, 2023 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The success of USS Monitor during the Battle of Hampton Roads prompted the Union to greatly expand the construction of monitors.
Battle of Hampton Roads Commemoration Day
Saturday, March 11, 2023 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Spend an action-packed day with us as we commemorate the 161st anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads, and experience how today’s cutting-edge technology helps bring stories of the iconic USS Monitor and its artifacts to life.
Live 3-D Scanning of USS Monitor Artifacts
Saturday, January 28, 2023 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Join us for an eye-opening experience at The Mariners’ and learn more about the legacy and lasting impact of USS Monitor!
Connecting Ancestral Memory through the History and Archaeology of Slave Shipwrecks
Thursday, February 2, 2023 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Join us for a riveting evening as Kamau Sadiki from Diving With A Purpose explores the meaning of memory and cultural heritage in the context of the Transatlantic Era of African Enslavement by examining the wrecks of two critically important slave ships, São José Paquete de Africa and Clotilda, of the 18th and 19th centuries.
The Curious Case of USS Idaho
Friday, January 6, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
John V. Quarstein gives a presentation on USS Idaho, a steam sloop that was built at Camden, New Jersey, as part of a Civil War program of large, very fast, steam cruisers and was eventually converted to a sailing storeship.
Twenty-year Evolution of Royal Navy Ironclads
Friday, January 20, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
John V. Quarstein will give a presentation about how 19th-century Royal Navy armorclad development set the stage for the creation of 20th-century dreadnoughts.