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Speakers’ Bureau: John Paul Jones

May 19 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

FREE VIRTUAL LECTURE 
Presented by Ed Moore, docent at The Mariners’ Museum

Advance registration is required.

Join us online with Ed Moore, a docent at The Mariners’ Museum and Park, as he introduces the “father of the American Navy.”  Viewers are welcome to send Ed comments or questions, which she will answer following the presentation.
 
About the presentation:
The ruthless American naval hero of the Revolutionary War had to fight his adopted nation – he was neither born in America nor was his last name Jones – for opportunity, recognition and command. Given his chance, he created the image of the fearless American naval hero and brought the vaunted British Navy defeat and disgrace.

Speakers’ Bureau: John Paul Jones, Father of the American Navy
May 19 • 1 p.m. (EST)


Image credit: Bust of John Paul Jones designed by Jean Antoine Houdon. The Mariners’ Museum Collections. 1935.0037.000001

Ed Moore, docent



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Details

Date:
May 19
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

Venue

The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
Phone:
(757) 596-2222
Website:
https://marinersmuseum.org