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Civil War Lecture Series: Conserving USS Monitor’s Dahlgren Guns and Gun Carriages

November 14, 2015 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM EST

Monitor's Dahlgren Guns recreation in Large Artifacts Gallery

Presented by:  Will Hoffman, Conservation Project Manager and Senior Conservator

USS Monitor’s Dahlgren guns and gun carriages were recovered inside the revolving gun turret in 2002 and have been undergoing documentation, conservation and study ever since. This lecture will provide incredible details about the history of these artifacts, ongoing conservation challenges and plans for displaying and interpreting them.

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


November 14, 2015
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM EST
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The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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(757) 596-2222