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September 24

Virtual
Civil War Lecture:
Battle of New Market Heights

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein when he gives a presentation about a critical battle where a division of US Colored Troops displayed great heroism with 12 soldiers being awarded the Medal Of Honor.

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September 27

Virtual Maritime Mondays

Hop online for a reading adventure every Monday with Lauren T. Furey, manager of visitor engagement, and discover an interesting artifact from our Museum’s Collections!

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September 30

Virtual
Evening Lecture:
The Gulf of Mexico

Venture online with author John Sledge for a memorable evening filled with insightful stories of remarkable people connected to maritime life in the Gulf!

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October 4

Virtual Maritime Mondays

Hop online for a reading adventure every Monday as Lauren T. Furey, manager of visitor engagement, features inspiring tales from Hispanic and Latino authors for National Hispanic Heritage Month!

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October 8

Virtual
Civil War Lecture:
USS Cumberland

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein when he gives a presentation on the first wooden warship sunk by an ironclad during the Battle of Hampton Roads on March 8, 1862.

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October 9

Virginia History Day Workshop

Are you an educator? Then sign up for this free workshop at The Mariners’ Museum, and join other educators from the Museum and Virginia Museum of History & Culture!

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October 10

Friendly Hours

Join us in the galleries on the second Sunday of every month for Friendly Hours, a unique and inclusive program for guests who prefer to experience the Museum within a quieter, less crowded environment.

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October 11

Virtual Maritime Mondays

Hop online for a reading adventure every Monday as Lauren T. Furey, manager of visitor engagement, features inspiring tales from Hispanic and Latino authors for National Hispanic Heritage Month!

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October 13

Virtual
Speakers’ Bureau:
Pre-Columbian Curiosities

Travel online with Jennifer Hackney, the Museum’s senior material culture educator, as she digs into the incredible history of Moche civilization. This lecture is part of our celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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October 17

The Noland Trail
50K & Relay

The Noland Trail 50K & Relay returns to The Mariners’ Park! Come cheer on the runners or sign up today to participate.

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October 18

Virtual Maritime Mondays

Hop online for a reading adventure every Monday as Lauren T. Furey, manager of visitor engagement, features inspiring tales from Hispanic and Latino authors for National Hispanic Heritage Month!

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October 22

Virtual
Civil War Lecture:
River Monitors

Hear from historian John V. Quarstein, when he presents on turreted ironclads that were successful and played a valuable role in the Confederacy’s final defeat in the West.

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October 25

Virtual Maritime Mondays

Hop online for a reading adventure every Monday as Lauren T. Furey, manager of visitor engagement, features inspiring tales from Hispanic and Latino authors for National Hispanic Heritage Month!

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October 27

Virtual Speakers’ Bureau: Tragedy on
the Mississippi

Join us online with Brock Switzer, cultural heritage photographer at The Mariners’ Museum, when he examines what is arguably the single greatest maritime disaster in US history.

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November 14

Friendly Hours

Join us in the galleries on the second Sunday of every month, a unique and inclusive program for guests who prefer to experience the Museum within a quieter, less crowded environment.

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Don't Miss

EXPLORERS THEATER
Enjoy captivating 3D and 2D movies

Now Open

Transcend the Museum experience into a world of exploration and discovery in our Explorers Theater! Audiences will journey through time and across nautical miles through thrilling high-definition films in both 3D and 2D while gaining a greater understanding of how the waterways truly connect us all!

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Maritime Mondays Art Exhibition
Calling all young aspiring artists!

Submit your inspired artwork by Oct. 1, 2021

Let your little Mariners' imagination take flight! Show us how stories from our Maritime Mondays program influence you by submitting your child's artwork for an amazing opportunity to be on display in our Toys Ahoy! gallery. Complete the official entry form and mail us your Mariners' masterpiece by the deadline.

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The Mariners' Park & Noland Trail
A one-of-a-kind urban oasis

FREE and open to the public

Situated on 550 acres of rolling woodlands, The Mariners' Park offers visitors a quiet and serene nature retreat. Whether taking a stroll or hike on our award-winning five-mile Noland Trail that surrounds the Mariners' Lake or enjoying a picnic at the famous Lions Bridge, every visit to this beautiful urban oasis will bring a new experience every time!

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