Presented by Lesley Haines, Assistant Conservator, USS Monitor Center
Lecture begins at 2:30 PM
Civil War lectures are free with Museum admission, but reserving a seat is suggested as seating is limited. Reserve seats online –see each lecture below, or call (757) 952-0466 or email [email protected].
The decades surrounding the American Civil War saw great advancement in naval technology. New military hull designs merged with civilian inventions from the Industrial Revolution to modernize the navies of the world. Join Lesley Haines as she discusses innovations of the time including those on the USS Monitor, the HMS Warrior, and the FS La Glorie.