Naval surgery will be demonstrated at Port Columbus on the weekend of July 4th. This event is always one of the most popular programs at the Naval Museum. Demonstrations will be run periodically both Saturday and Sunday, and then the good Doctor will be available to interact with visitors for the rest of the time [...]
Third grade students from St. Anne’s School in Columbus were assisted by Museum interpreter Jerry Franklin in raising the flag on the USS Water Witch this morning. The flag raising was part of their Option 3 Tour (see the tours page for more information), one of Port Columbus’ educational programming options. In addition to group tours, [...]
The National Civil War Naval Museum at Port Columbus will hold a ceremony to remember those who lost their lives in the sea services during the Civil War. The sailors and marines who gave their lives are often overlooked, and we want to make sure their service and sacrifice is remembered. Join us at 11:30 [...]
Registration is ongoing for the annual School of the Sailor Summer Camp – the only camp with cutlasses! Don’t miss this one-of-a kind opportunity for children ages 8-14. Follow the link for more details and registration information. Contact Nicola Sarn at 706-327-9798 orgro.submuloctropnull@noitacude for more information. Download the registration form here: SOS%20Registration%20Form.pdfLink:http://www.portcolumbus.org/education/sailorsummercamp.php
Blackhawk helicopters dropped off nearly 20 Ranger teams competing in the “Best Ranger” competition at Fort Benning yesterday, Sunday, May 10. The event was open to the public and many families of the competitors and museum visitors got to see a very exciting activity first hand.
The third and final day of the Best Ranger Competition is being partially held at Port Columbus on Sunday, May 10. More than 15 Blackhawk helicopters will land on the field behind the museum, drop off Ranger teams which will run down to the river below the museum then jump into canoes and head off [...]