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Insider's Tour of the USS Constitution Museum

Where: USS Constitution Museum, Charlestown, MA

When: May 31, 2012 5:30PM - 7:30PM

Description:

Join the crew at the USS Constitution Museum for a private, after hours tour of USS Constitution, “Old Ironsides,” the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world.

Led by Margherita Desy, historian with the Naval History & Heritage Command Detachment Boston, USS Constitution, you can explore the ship’s decks, marvel at the structure, and hear inspiring history.  After the tour, take a behind-the-scenes look at the museum’s collections and archives.  Learn about the lives of the sailors who lived on board the ship in 1812 and experience history with hands-on exhibits.  Looking forward to a truly spectacular 2012, museum president Anne Grimes Rand will share plans for the Bicentennial of the War of 1812.  Guests should meet at the USS Constitution Museum and bring a valid photo ID for access to the ship.  Refreshments and light appetizers will be served.  This event is free for guests of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Please rsvp@ussconstitutionmuseum.org by May 25 or call 617-426-1812 ext 167 to join in this great event.

This event is a companion program to Discovering American War of 1812 Veterans, held at NEHGS on March 21, 2012.

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