Art, Culture, Library, University
A university gallery with a diverse calendar of exhibitions by local, regional, national, and international artists working in all variety of media.
Culture, History, Historical Society, Library, Military, Science, Specialized
During the Revolutionary War, the shipyard was described by the British as “the most considerable one in America.” It’s been burned three times by retreating armies because of its strategic importance. Many historic ships have been built here, including the CSS VIRGINIA (EX-MERRIMAC), the first ironclad to engage in battle; the nation’s first battleship, the TEXAS; and the world’s first aircraft carrier, the LANGLEY.