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TVHS ANNOUNCES THE START OF THE FALL LECTURE SERIES
October 7, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmFree
The Fall Lecture series will start on October 7, 2018, with a presentation by Dr. John D Broadwater about his adventures in raising the Monitor and transporting her remains to the Mariners Museum in Newport News. From 1992-2005 he was the manager of the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary, during which time he directed seven major expeditions to the remains of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, which lies at a depth of 235 feet, 16 miles off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.
At a date to be announced later, there will be a bus trip to the Mariners Museum for a behind-the-scenes tour of her guns, gun turret, engine and other relics at the museum.
Location: Williamsburg Regional Library
Free and open to the public