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As we approach Memorial Day here at the USS Constitution Museum, we pause to reflect on those who lost their lives whileRead more
John Quincy Adams was in Ghent, New Netherlands (present-day Belgium) on Christmas Eve, 1814. He was the leader of the United StatesRead more
Happy Anniversary, “Old Ironsides”! July is a multiple-anniversary month for USS Constitution: The 44-gun frigate began her first cruise the evening ofRead more
Preservation Philosophies SHIP OF THESEUS Readers may be familiar with the thought experiment known as the “Ship of Theseus.” It is a philosophicalRead more
USS Constitution is living history, captured in drawings, paintings, and photographs. The legacy of “Old Ironsides’” victories and the men of ironRead more
USS Constitution during her final visit to the Washington Navy Yard in September, 1932. USS Constitution Museum. 1999.1. By David F. Winkler,Read more
Join USS Constitution‘s Commanding Officer and Crew on February 20, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. on the decks of “Old Ironsides” to commemorateRead more
Happy New Year! Since the beginning months of USS Constitution‘s 2015-2017 dry docking and restoration project, we have taken the time at theRead more
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