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Battle of Hampton Roads Commemoration


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March 4, 2017 9:00 am March 4, 2017 5:00 pm Europe/London Battle of Hampton Roads Commemoration

On March 8, 1862, the CSS Virginia entered the waters of Hampton Roads and destroyed the USS Cumberland and the USS Congress in a battle that showed the supremacy of iron over wood. The following day the Union ironclad Monitor met the Virginia in a battle, which, though fought to a draw, changed the very nature of naval warfare not only in America, but worldwide. One hundred and fifty-four years later, on March 4 & 5, 2017, The Mariners’ Museum will commemorate the two-day Battle of Hampton Roads. Experience Living History encampments and demonstrations Enjoy family programs and games, including Ironclad BattleQuest, a fun, interactive family adventure game Engage in educational lectures from historians and experts in the field Meet Abraham Lincoln

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Hampton Roads Commemoration

On March 8, 1862, the CSS Virginia entered the waters of Hampton Roads and destroyed the USS Cumberland and the USS Congress in a battle that showed the supremacy of iron over wood. The following day the Union ironclad Monitor met the Virginia in a battle, which, though fought to a draw, changed the very nature of naval warfare not only in America, but worldwide. One hundred and fifty-four years later, on March 4 & 5, 2017, The Mariners’ Museum will commemorate the two-day Battle of Hampton Roads.

  • Experience Living History encampments and demonstrations
  • Enjoy family programs and games, including Ironclad BattleQuest, a fun, interactive family adventure game
  • Engage in educational lectures from historians and experts in the field
  • Meet Abraham Lincoln