John Broadwater’s book is now available from Amazon. Click here to order. The primary purpose of this book, published in February 2023 by the Archeological Society of Virginia, is to provide information about underwater and maritime history and archaeology to avocational archaeologists and recreational divers, but much of the text should be of interest to […]
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WHEN: Wednesday, February 15, 2023 Where: Copper Fox Distillery, 901 Capitol Landing Road,Williamsburg, VA 22185 Dr. John Broadwater will describe how teams from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Navy recovered significant components from the Civil War ironclad warship USS Monitor. His talk will be illustrated by slides showing all phases of […]
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In early 2023, the Archeological Society of Virginia will publish John Broadwater’s book, A Practical Guide to Maritime Archaeology With a Focus on the Mid-Atlantic Region. The purpose of the book is to provide guidance and resources to recreational divers and avocational archaeologists interested in knowing more about maritime history and underwater archaeology. Please check […]
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CLICK HERE to download the 2023 MHC Membership and Dues Form.
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A quick reminder again about our upcoming MHC Chapter meeting 24 September (this coming Saturday) at the Deltaville Maritime Museum, Deltaville, VA. Our meeting begins promptly at 1 PM in the museum conference room. My previous email (from this past weekend) provided an agenda. If you did not receive please let me know. I also wanted […]
Read More MHC Chapter Meeting – 1PM September 24th
NOAA National Marine Sanctuary Lecture Series: John Broadwater will talk about the recovery of the Monitor’s turret 20 years ago. For more information/to register: https://monitor.noaa.gov/gallery/webinars.html
Read More August 2nd 2022 1 PM ET–Webinar ‘Recovery of the Monitor’s Turret’
From the Desk of John Broadwater On August 6, The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News will host an all-day event to mark the 20th anniversary of the recovery of the famous gun turret from the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor. I’ll be involved all day, and will do a lecture and book signing in the […]
Read More USS Monitor -20th Anniversary Turret Recovery – August 6th, Mariners’ Museum Newport News
On Tuesday, September 21, 2021, Eleanor Breen, City Archaeologist, Alexandria, Virginia, presented an update on the Alexandria Shipwrecks to the Maritime Heritage Chapter. This excellent and informative presentation can be viewed at https://youtu.be/qYwyaKjOjec
Read More Archaeology in Alexandria: Updates from the Waterfront (09/21/2021)