Join John Quarstein for this fascinating lecture on the Monitor's last days!

Civil War Lecture Series: The Last Days of the Monitor

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


  • Members: $Free
  • Non-Members: $Free with General Admission

The last week of the USS Monitor’s career ranged from a hearty Christmas celebration to encountering a fierce winter gale off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Learn about the Christmas dinner and the desperate efforts to save the Monitor during this lecture.