Tag: USS Monitor
2023 Battle of Hampton Roads Commemoration
On Saturday, March 11, we hosted our annual Battle of Hampton Roads Commemoration and our community showed up!! Our galleries were buzzing with excitement and curiosity, and we couldn't be more grateful for this time spent with YOU - our Mariners' family.
Underwater footage of USS Monitor’s shipwreck
The entrancing beauty surrounding the wreck site, just off the coast of North Carolina, lies in the notion that it's not just history buried there; instead, Monitor lives again, contributing to a vibrant marine ecosystem, a place that many aquatic species call home.
Rear Admiral John A. B. Dahlgren
Friday, April 28, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Join us for a Monitor presentation with historian John V. Quarstein, director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center, as he talks about the “father of American naval ordnance.”
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.
Development of Confederate Ironclads
Friday, March 10, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Join us for a lecture with author and historian John V. Quarstein, director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center. Quarstein will give a presentation on the Confederacy's strategy to build ironclads in order to combat the superior Union navy.
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!