The museum kicks off its coverage of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War a little early with distinguished historian and retired U.S. Naval Academy professor Dr. Craig L. Symonds. Dr. Symonds will be discussing his highly acclaimed work on President Abraham Lincoln's relationship with his flag officers during the American Civil War. Lunch to be served.
The talk and lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. and take place at Naval Station Norfolk's Vista Point. Passes will provided for those without DoD base decals. Just let us know you need one.
Cost for lunch is $15 for members of the Hampton Roads Naval Historical Foundation and $20 for non-members. Reservations are required. Call 757-322-3109 to make reservations. Go to http://www.hrnhf.org/ for information on becoming a member.