In the Yard: Charlestown Navy Yard’s 1833 Dry Dock 1
View the 185-year-old Dry Dock 1 in the Charlestown Navy Yard with Margherita Desy, Historian with USS Constitution for a 45 minute tour. Learn about the building of the dry dock, its importance to the 19th and 20th U.S. Navy, and the dock’s history with “Old Ironsides”, the first warship to enter the dock on June 24, 1833.
This tour requires participants to be able to climb steep and long flights of stairs in and out of the dry dock; not recommended for children younger than age 10; close-toe shoes a must. The tour is limited to 25 people and will leave from the USS Constitution Museum’s Lobby.
Date: May 10, 2018
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Naval History & Heritage Command Detachment Boston