Shipbuilding Saturday 10/12, 10-4
How was the massive CSS Neuse constructed 155 years ago? Learn the answer to this question at our Shipbuilding Saturday program!
Visitors can experience ship building techniques, rope making, knot tying, learn about sailor life on an ironclad, and paint a wooden ironclad.
Also included will be a special program about NC Naval stores and their importance during the Civil War. Regular admission required.
Caswell's Citizen Soldiers (FREE) 11/16, 10-4
Come spend a day at the Governor Richard Caswell Memorial and learn how soldiers during the American Revolution were trained and lived in camp while on campaign. Learn the difference between the colonial professional soldier and the citizen militia.
- Military drill
- 18th century surgery