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The History of the Museum through Photographs

April 7, 2018 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Maritime Connections: The History of the Museum through Photographs

Presented by Brock Switzer, Digital Imaging Specialist and Photographer

Lecture begins at 2:30 PM

Explore the creation and early years of The Mariners’ Museum and Park through historic photos and stories, and learn about the people that made this Newport News institution possible. Digital Imaging Specialist and Photographer, Brock Switzer, will guide you through a tour of the first 20 years of The Mariners’ Museum and Park. From the flooding of Lake Maury, to the building of the Great Hall and the people behind it all, gain an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what it took to build America’s National Maritime Museum.

Maritime Connections lectures are free with Museum admission, but reserving a seat is suggested as seating is limited. Reserve seats below.


Read more about our Maritime Connections lectures here…


April 7, 2018
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM


The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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(757) 596-2222