Wellesley Historical Society: History of U.S.S. Constitution
April 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Wellesley Historical Society lecture series continues:
The History of the U.S.S. Constitution
Thursday, April 5, 2018, 7pm
Robert Allison, Professor of History at Suffolk University, will discuss the history of the U.S.S. Constitution, the oldest warship still in commission in the world. He will focus on Old Ironsides’ early days fighting the Barbary Pirates and then the British in the War of 1812. He will also discuss her trip around the world in the 1840s.