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In our first post on Building 22, The Engine House, we discussed the purpose for its construction. The red brick and QuincyRead more
Built as a heavy frigate for the burgeoning United States Navy, USS Constitution carried a hefty load of arms and armament toRead more
England’s Royal Navy began experimenting with copper-cladding its warships in the early 1760s and found it extended the life of the shipsRead more
The work of rebuilding and restoring USS Constitution requires skilled ship restorers and riggers. They couldn’t accomplish their tasks, however, without aRead more
USS Constitution is no stranger to a presidential visit. Over the past 219 years, ten United States presidents have paid a visit toRead more
In Ropemakers for the Navy: Part I we discussed the methods for making rope and the creation of the only U.S. Navy ropewalk, builtRead more
“Friday last, the cable of the CONSTITUTION frigate was conveyed on the shoulders of two hundred and ninety three menRead more
One of the USS Constitution Museum’s primary goals is to encourage scholarship, research, and new interpretations of USS Constitution‘s history by making our collections available toRead more
USS CONSTITUTION MUSEUM | Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22, Charlestown, MA 02129 | 6174261812