Alexandria Archaeology Save Our Ship Tours, April 14-16, 2016

Special behind-the-scenes tours are being offered of our 18th-century ship, before it is moved to a conservation facility. Reservations are required and available while supplies last.

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220 S Union Ship (13). Courtesy, Anna Frame.Exclusive Save Our Ship Tours

April 14, 15, and 16, 2016
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every 30-minutes

116 South Quaker Lane (old DASH bus barn)

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Recommended Donation $10

Special behind-the-scenes tours are being offered of our 18th-century ship, before it is moved to a conservation facility. Reservations for the 30-minute tours are required and available while supplies last from The Alexandria Shop, https://shop.alexandriava.gov/SelectEvent.aspx. Select Alexandria Archaeology Save our Ship Tours to make your reservation.

Once completed, please make a minimum donation of $10 to Save Our Ship through https://spring2action.razoo.com/Saveourship. All proceeds benefit the ship conservation fund.

Space is limited. Book today and take full advantage of this rare and unique opportunity to meet and observe the archaeologists and conservators as they record the ship timbers.

Early Alexandrians sunk the ship in the Potomac mudflats over 200 years ago. Archaeologists unearthed it, temporarily saving it from destruction. Now, we need your help to preserve this fragile vessel for future generations!

For more information about the ship’s excavation, stabilization, and media coverage, visit https://www.alexandriava.gov/historic/archaeology/default.aspx?id=87317

Help us SAVE OUR SHIP! #SaveOurShipALX

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