Watermen aboard the Senora work the James River for oysters on Wednesday.

Watermen aboard Senora work the James River

The United States has always been a maritime nation.  Learn about Yorktown’s colonial maritime history and experience what it would have been like to do the trades needed to outfit a ship during the 18th Century.

Orientation and 3 – 20 Minute Stations:

  1. Yorktown the Colonial Port /Map Studies
  2. Rope making
  3. Boat Building
  4. Sail Making

Grade level: 4-12

Program Location: Watermen’s Museum

Program Length: 1.5 hours

Program Cost: $5 per participant

To schedule a program tour at the museum or to receive more information, please call (757) 887-2641 or email “admin” (please remove space from address and copy to your email “TO” section.