February 28, 2012
- Location: Chase Center on the Riverfront
Address: 815 Justison Street,
Wilmington, DE 19801
Times: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dr. David. A. Mindell, MIT Professor and prize-winning author, will be on hand to honor the 150th anniversary of the first ironclad conflict between the USS Monitor and CSS Virginia (formerly USS Merrimack), which took place at Hampton Roads on March 9, 1862. Rightfully famous as one of the most important encounters of the entire Civil War and marked for heralding the passage from the age of sail, wind power, and wooden ships to one of coal, steam engines, and iron vessels, the Monitor's…