School of the Sailor & the Marine
Naval History Weekend


Join us Saturday and Sunday, February 4 and 5 as we celebrate California’s naval history! Presented by the U.S. Marine & Naval Detachment, Brooklyn Navy Yard reenactment group, visitors will step back in time to learn the art of the sailor and marine during two of America’s greatest conflicts: the Mexican American War, and the Civil War. 

Schedule of Events

Saturday, February 4 
11:00 AM: Uniforms, weapons, and history lecture
12:00 PM: Weapon’s firing demonstration 
1:30 PM: Knots, ropes, and terminology demonstration 

Sunday, February 5
10:00 AM: Skirmish Drill 
11:00 AM: Repel boarders and drill demonstration
1:00 PM: Weapon’s firing demonstration 
2:00 PM: Repel boarders and drill demonstration