On Thursday, March 8 at 6 pm, Tane Casserley (Research Coordinator with the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary and Diving Officer for the National Ocean Service) will present “The Monitor Excavations.” He will share his firsthand experiences excavating and studying the remains of the USS Monitor, the Civil War Ironclad that sank off the coast of North Carolina in 1862. Sponsored by the Richmond Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and the University of Richmond Department of Classical Studies, the lecture is free and open to the public.
The lecture will be held on the campus of the University of Richmond in Jepson Hall, Room 118. For directions and parking information, click here. Jepson Hall is #17 on the campus map. Visitor parking is available after 5 pm in all lots. For Google Map or GPS directions, use 37.578540, -77.537278.