Category Archives: Upcoming Event

Building for Victory: Interview with LEGO USS Indianapolis Designer

If you are a fan or follower of the Naval Historical Foundation, you know that NHF has been involved with the Hampton Roads Naval Museum’s (HRNM) blockbuster LEGO Shipbuilding event for several years. The generous donation NHF provided this year … Continue reading

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A Look at the 2016 HRNM LEGO Shipbuilding Event

In case you haven’t heard, our friends at the Hampton Roads Naval Museums are set to host their fifth annual “Brick by Brick: LEGO Shipbuilding Event.” It is their yearly signature event. The Naval Historical Foundation is once again partnering … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE – Violent Skies Joint Symposium to Close with keynote speaker Jim Knotts, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     October 5, 2015 Media Contact: Sarah Maguire  (703) 649-2781 maguire@marineheritage.org (DUMFRIES, Va.) – The organizers of the Violent Skies: Air War over Vietnam conference being held at … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Society for the History of Navy Medicine 7th Meeting

The Society for the History of Navy Medicine is pleased to announce a call for papers to its 7th meeting. Our meeting will take place in conjunction with the annual conference of the American Association of the History of Medicine … Continue reading

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World War I Centennial Symposium: The Thirst is Real

By Matthew Eng “History never repeats itself. Sometimes, it rhymes” – Dr. Sean McMeekin A packed crowd huddled into the MacArthur Memorial Theater in Norfolk, VA yesterday to listen to several well-known authors and historians speak on various topics surrounding the … Continue reading

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@NHFTweetsMidway: A New Interactive Social Media Experience in Real Time

Experience the most decisive conflict of the Second World War through the eyes of the Imperial Japanese Navy and United States Navy. Starting today, the Naval Historical Foundation will publish tweets from the perspective of the men and machines that … Continue reading

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10 Best Photo Captions from the 1964 USS Enterprise Cruise Book

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the historic around-the-world cruise of the USS Enterprise and Nuclear Task Force One.  Celebrate this event by taking a look at the lighter side of the “Big E” cruise book from 1964. 1. … Continue reading

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Former NHF Staff Member Completes LEGO USS Lexington Model

By Dave Colamaria This week is the annual LEGO Shipbuilding Contest at the Hampton Roads Naval Museum, and I’ve finished my contribution to the event in the nick of time. This weekend I completed work on a 7 foot long … Continue reading

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World War Two and the Vitamin Sea: Navy Propaganda Posters of the Florida Citrus Commission

FIGHT Colds! FIGHT Fatigue! FIGHT Weakness! FIGHT Infection! FIGHT Absenteeism! One of the more fascinating aspects of the Second World War was the use of propaganda on home front society.  In Propaganda, Edward Barnays notes the limited use of the … Continue reading

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The LEGO Lady Lex: Building a Seven Foot Long Aircraft Carrier Model Out of Plastic Bricks

By Dave Colamaria I was excited to hear that the Naval Historical Foundation is working with the Hampton Roads Naval Museum on the 2014 LEGO Shipbuilding Program this coming February. I had a great time at last year’s event (see … Continue reading

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71st Battle of Midway Commemoration Dinner

Guest Speaker: The Honorable Robert O. Work Former Undersecretary of the Navy If you have already received an email confirmation on your registration,  please do not register again 71st Battle of Midway Commemorative Dinner Tuesday 4 June 2013 Army Navy Country … Continue reading

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NHF Co-Sponsoring 237th Navy Birthday Celebration

For the seventh consecutive year, the Naval Historical Foundation will co-sponsor the Navy Birthday Celebration in the Washington DC area, along with the National Capital Council of the Navy League of the United States. The event will be held 13 … Continue reading

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