Civil War Lecture Series: Conserving USS Monitor’s Dahlgren Guns and Gun Carriages

The Mariners' Museum and Park
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
United States 100 Museum Drive Newport News 23606

USS Monitor’s Dahlgren guns and gun carriages were recovered inside the revolving gun turret in 2002 and have been undergoing documentation, conservation and study ever since. This lecture will provide incredible details about the history of these artifacts, ongoing conservation challenges and plans for displaying and interpreting them.