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ReporterIn a work area outside The Mariner's Museum, members of the conservation team are focused on the smallest details, slowly scraping away years of sediment and chemical concretion that obscure many of the artifacts that were recovered from the wreck of...
ReporterWhen members of the conservation team began their work at the Mariners' Museum, they expected to see battle scars on the turret of the USS Monitor. "Like with this dent, we knew it was here," said Conservation Project manager Dave Krop, "but we didn't...
Tags: New Year's Day, Hampton Roads, USS Monitor
ReporterNext year will mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Hampton Roads, the standoff between the Civil War ironclads the USS Monitor and the Confederate ship Virginia. This summer, we're learning more about that battle and the men who fought it, because...
When The Mariners' Museum embarked on a project to restore pieces from its "boneyard" full of old boats, cannons and anchors via a fund-raising drive it didn't expect the high level of donor response or the amount of anchor-polishing its under-equipped...
A popular summer concert series has seemingly escaped looming federal budget cuts. Fort Monroe's Music By the Bay series will begin June 13 and with a performance by the U.S. Fleet Forces Band Wind Ensemble. Concerts take place on Thursday evenings at...
Great barbecue and an art auction are on the plate when the Peninsula Fine Arts Center holds its annual fundraiser beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, at the center. The evening starts off with cocktails and an auction preview. Barbecue will be provided...
Dust off those party clothes and dig out that crazy hat. It's the time of year when folks in our part of Virginia get together to celebrate in the fresh air and sunshine. If you're looking to socialize and depressurize, you're in luck. Festivals devoted...
Posted by Karen Morgan, Features Editor -- Hampton Roads food writer Patrick Evans-Hylton came to The Mariners' Museum in Newport News April 25 to talk about his new cookbook, "Dishing Up Virginia," and share some of the culinary delights he feels makes...
MATHEWS — A replica of one of the three ships that brought the first English colonists to Virginia more than 400 years ago will be docked at Williams Wharf Landing on the East River from Friday through Sunday and host tours for Mathews...
Sarah Osborn, 14, earns gold medal in USA Shooting Junior Olympic national championships | Community newsSarah Osborn wanted to take another shot at competing in small-bore .22 rifle shooting. Why not? The 14-year-old Hampton shooting phenom already had won national honors in air rifle. This included winning individual silver and bronze medals in her age...
Southside author Tracey L. Moore describes herself on her website as “The Purposeful Poet” whose goal is to “encourage, uplift and inspire people to be the best they can be for Christ.” Moore’s first book, “Oasis for my...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Authors, Museums
Chef Patrick Evans-Hylton will host a food tasting and book launch for his latest cookbook, “Dishing Up Virginia,” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News. Evans-Hylton will be on hand to sign...
Tags: Recipes, Hampton Roads
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