FRIENDS OF THE BATTLESHIP DAY
June 16 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
We’re bringing North Carolina’s World War II history to life through science with two special engagements featuring a guest speaker from the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary, Mr. Tane Casserley, Research Coordinator and Maritime Archaeologist, NOAA’s Monitor National Marine Sanctuary.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
8:00am – Battleship Opens
10:00am – 12:00pm – Guided tours
12:30pm – Join us in Auditorium for a special presentation by Mr. Tane Casserley
- War on America’s Doorstep!
2:00 – 3:30pm – Guided tours
4:00pm – Join us in Auditorium for a special presentation by Mr. Tane Casserley
- U-boats Off the Mid-Atlantic Coast!
8 pm – Battleship closes
4-10 pm Picnic in Battleship Park (Food Trucks). Trolley Stop /Ironclad Brewery
7:30 pm – FREE NOAA Film – “Big Screen” (Bring chairs & Blankets)