ONLINE LEARNING

Online Learning

Wayward Souls: United States Naval Vessels under the Rising Sun

Learn about the defensive struggles Naval vessels faced in the Pacific during the early days of the Second World War.

Ironclads! A Program for Students and Adults

Students learn about ironclad ships from the Battle of Hampton Roads.

Remarkable Portsmouth

Learn about Portsmouth’s waterfront buildings and the country’s oldest naval hospital.

Historical Resource Lists

Get helpful resource guides to books and websites related to various topics and time periods.

Talking About Race

National Museum of African American History & Culture provides tools and guidance to inspire conversation.

Meet the Crew

Get a glimpse into the life of the LIghtship Crew By Diane Cripps, Curator of History, Portsmouth Museums.

Virtual Tour

“Walk” through history by taking an interactive virtual tour of the Lightship PORTSMOUTH.

First of Many:
The Aircraft Carrier USS Langley

By Ross Patterson II, Assistant Curator, Portsmouth Museums

Raise the Squalus

The Loss, Rescue, and Resurrection of a Submarine
By Ross Patterson II, Assistant Curator, Portsmouth Museums

Speed Before Safety

The Tragedy of the USS Saturn
By Ross Patterson II, Assistant Curator, Portsmouth Museums

A Balloon Oddity

The Story of the USS Wright in 1922
By Ross Patterson II, Assistant Curator, Portsmouth Museums

The Hiker Monument

The story of the Hiker statue on Crawford Parkway and North Street.
By Diane Cripps, Curator of History, Portsmouth Museums

Divine Wind and Tortured Metal

The Kamikaze Attack on USS Sangamon
By Ross Patterson II, Assistant Curator, Portsmouth Museums

“A Native of this Place”

The Richard Dale Monument, Portsmouth, Virginia
By Diane Cripps, Curator of History, Portsmouth Museums

LV-101’s Most Famous Crewman

Seaman Ervin Maske and the Wreck of the Pendleton
By Ross Patterson II, Assistant Curator, Portsmouth Museums