In October 1791, 18-year-old Isaac Hull sat down to write a letter to his father, Joseph. In the letter, the young sailor and future USS Constitution captain is anxious for news from home and equally anxious to make his family proud. Visit our blog to read the full transcript ✍️ bit.ly/3grl2WN 2WN... See MoreSee Less
This #Juneteenth, we remember the enslaved people who harvested the live oak timbers that gave "Old Ironsides" its strength and helped make the Ship's construction possible. We remain committed to researching the intertwined histories of slavery and the creation of the early U.S. Navy. bit.ly/3hHctWv ... See MoreSee Less
Please don't go woke on us!!! Slavery didn't build this country but woke will certainly destroy it. 620,000 Americans died in the American Civil War that ended slavery in this country. Millions of Americans were against slavery and worked to end it. Millions more fought against segregation and all the evil it represented. Celebrate that America, because that is who we truly are.
Our friends at the USS are hosting a Virtual Model Show this year! The annual Model Show is usually presented in person at the USS Constitution Museum each winter, and this year they are bringing it to you online. Visit their website to explore a collection of exquisitely handcrafted models of all types. ... See MoreSee Less