Barbara Tomblin, Naval Historian, and Author, to Speak at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum Speaker Series on March 18th

Oxnard, CA: The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is proud to welcome Barbara Tomblin to its 2020 Speaker Series on Wednesday, March 18th, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. She will be speaking on officer and sailor life in the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War and discussing her book Life in Jefferson Davis’ Navy. Admission to the Speaker Series is free for CIMM members, $7.00 for non-members, $5.00 for seniors (65+), and is free for children under 12.

About Barbara Tomblin: Barbara Tomblin is a naval and military historian and author of several books including G.I. Nightingales, With Utmost Spirit, Bluejackets and Contrabands, and The Civil War on the Mississippi. She has a doctorate in American history from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey where she was a lecturer in military history.

Channel Islands Maritime Museum: Located in Oxnard’s Channel Islands Harbor at 3900 Bluefin Circle, the Museum’s galleries feature rare and beautiful maritime paintings dating back to the 1600s, more than sixty world-class models of historic ships, rotating thematic fine arts exhibitions, and interactive exhibits that encourage visitors to expand their horizons about everything maritime. The Museum is open Monday and Thursday through Saturday 10 am-4 pm and Sunday from 12 pm-4 pm. The Museum is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday for group tours and private member events (please call ahead to make a reservation), closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Regular museum entry is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for children (ages 6-17), free for members and children under 6, and free on the third Thursday of the month, sponsored by Southern California Edison. (805) 984-6260.    


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