Civil War Lecture: Admiral Franklin Buchanan

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Friday March 11

12:00 PM  –  1:00 PM

This event is in person at the Museum and livestreamed. 

Event Description

Join us as author and historian John V. Quarstein, director emeritus of the USS Monitor Center, presents on Admiral Franklin Buchanan, who is most known for his actions on the first day of the Battle of Hampton Roads on March 8, 1862.

Viewers are welcome to send any comments or questions to John, and he will answer them following his talk.

Helpful Registration Information

This Civil War lecture will be in person in the Museum's McMullen classroom and livestreamed.

Attending in personThis program is free with $1 admission, and free for Mariners’ Museum Members. Seating is limited, and chairs will be spaced out for social distancing in compliance with current CDC safety protocols for COVID-19.

Watching remotely? This program is free to watch  and you do not need a Zoom account to participate. When joining the lecture, you will be asked to enter your name and email address.

If you would like to register for multiple events at one time, select the “Add Events” link at the top when viewing your cart. 

After you have completed your registration, you will receive a confirmation email that will include the link to use on the day of the lecture. Please save your confirmation email!

Advance registration is required whether you attend the lecture in person or online.

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