Mariner’s Museum – Norfolk, Virginia


This morning was market day. After a prolonged perusal of wares at Williamsburg, I took a trip to the Knitting Sisters and acquired a (ahem) modicum of fiber.

In the afternoon I drove to the Mariner’s Museum which houses the remains of the Civil War battleship USS Monitor. If your remember your Civil War history, this was the ironclad ship dubbed cheesebox on a raft.

Turret Replica
Replica of the Monitor’s gun turret. The original is on site in a massive desalinization tank.

Carved Figurehead
Carved Figurehead