|DEFENDING THE NEW REPUBLIC
This exhibit is just outside the entrance to the Defending the New Republic Gallery. It displays the action early Marines would encounter aboard ship. Includes a docent video presentation.
Founding of the Marine Corps
This exhibit is at the entrance to the Defending the New Republic Gallery. It tells the history of the founding of the Marine Corps.
Born in the American Revolution
This exhibit tells the history of the early Marine Corps. Colonial Marine artwork hangs on the exhibit walls. Includes docent video presentations on the powder horn and battle axe displayed.
Marine Life Aboard Ship
This exhibit displays what a Marine's life aboard ship would have been like. Includes a docent video presentation describing life aboard ship and a detailed model of an early Navy ship.
Weaponry and Tactics
This exhibit features several weapons used by early Marines. It includes a video presentation on the advances made between muskets and rifles.
The Barbary Wars
This exhibit features the history of America's involvement in the Barbary Wars.
The March to Derna
This exhibit tells the history of Presley O'Bannon's march to Derna during the Barbary Wars. It includes several docent video presentations describing the histroy of significant artifacts.
The War of 1812
This exhibit features the history of Marine Corps' involvement in the War of 1812. Includes zoom-in HD image of a museum diorama on the Last Stand at Bladensburg.
War at Sea
This exhibit features artwork depicting war at sea during the early years of the Marine Corps.
The Seminole War
This exhibit tells the story of Archibald Henderson and his Marine regiment during the Seminole War.
This exhibit tells the history of the Archibald Henderson era in the Marine Corps.
The Mexican War
This exhibit features the history of Marine Corps' involvement in the Mexican War. Includes zoom-in HD image of a museum diorama and docent video presentation on the Capture of Mexico City.
This exhibit tells the history of various Pacific expeditions during the first half of the 19th century, such as the discovery of the Antarctica and helping open reclusive Japan.
This exhibit features the history of Marines activites during the Civil War. Includes zoom-in HD image of a museum diorama on the Attack at Harper's Ferry.
This exhibit features several weapons used by Marines during the Civil War era.
Command and Communications
This exhibit details the challenges Marines faced with communications during the Civil War era, and describes methods used to overcome them.
This exhibit tells the early history of amphibious warfare in the Marine Corps.
This exhibit tells several interesting hostorical facts about the Marine Corps during the years 1775 to 1865.
With Lincoln at Gettysburg
This exhibit features a story about Lincoln at Gettysburg from the perspective of Lieutenant Henry Clay Cochrane, USMC. Includes an Oral History presentation about Lincoln's trip to Gettysburg.