Cool History: The Dramatic Capture of the USS Water Witch was a blast! Thanks to everyone who came out, both to watch and to take part. Chaplain Woody will hold a church service on deck of the Water Witch Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m. This is a free service, open to the public. Thanks again to [...]
Frank Bickerstaff and Tommy Livingston supervise the unloading of the original guns on Friday, November 20. These two board members made the 2,400 mile trip and hauled the load at no expense to the museum.
Christmas came early for Port Columbus this year, with the arrival of six Civil War Cannons on Friday. The cannons, a 30-pound Parrot Rifle and five 9-inch Dahlgren guns, came courtesy of the US Navy and the National Parks Service. “We have been pursuing these guns for more than two years,” said museum executive director [...]
The newly constructed USS Water Witch steamship replica will come to life Thanksgiving weekend at Port Columbus. This special living history tour, Cool History: The Dramatic Capture of the USS Water Witch, is set for Friday and Saturday, November 27 and 28. Uniformed reenactors and an exciting narrative account of the battle will reveal the [...]
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Port Columbus will recognize Veterans Day by offering FREE admission Wednesday, Nov 11 to all veterans, active duty military and their families. Thank you to all service men and women, and also to their families who sacrifice and support them. Your service is not forgotten. In addition, today marks the 234th Birthday of the US [...]
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