Author Archive: Steven Ormsby

Hornsby House Fundraiser

Yesterday, we were blessed to be the focus of a fundraising event to benefit Watermen’s Museum operations.  Bill, David, and Phil Bowditch and their wives Marion, Rene, and Lee held an afternoon fundraising event at the Hornsby House, the brothers’ former family home which is now a beautiful Bed and…
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Help Us! GiveLocal757

Hampton Roads 5th Annual Giving Day is coming up on May 8th. You’ll have 24 hours to GIVE where you LIVE! From Midnight to Midnight on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 How do you do it? VISIT CHOOSE Watermen’s Museum GIVE a minimum of $10 Please, help us raise some money for the…
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Amazing Look at 1781 Shipwrecks

During April 9-11, the Watermen’s Museum and a team of volunteer companies to include JRS Explorations, Inc., Abbott Underwater Acoustics, Portunes International, Precon Marine, Inc., InterPhase Entertainment, Patriot Tours and Provisions, and local volunteers made remarkable new discoveries within the Yorktown Shipwrecks National Register District.  Using a fixed, high-resolution Konsberg-Mesotech…
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