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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


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 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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