The establishment of the Jacksonville Naval Museum (JNM) & WE NEED YOUR HELP! The Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association (JHNSA) is finalizing the acquisition of the museum-ship the ex-USS Orleck. We estimate her arrival to be in early Fall. The ship will become the JNM center piece & will be known as the “US NAVY COLD WAR EXPERIENCE”.
The Adams Class DDG Memorial Brick Campaign has launched a Memorial Brick Campaign for the upcoming Museum! Purchase your personally engraved brick(s) today and see it displayed onsite at the Adams Class DDG Memorial!
Meet The USS Orleck DD-886
This public-private partnership needs your help in a number of ways:
Volunteers to assist with fund-raising efforts
Volunteers to support our Visitor’s Center at The Jacksonville Landing
Volunteers, particularly Navy veterans, to help maintain and restore the ship when it arrives
Volunteers to staff and operate the ship and Visitor’s Center
Donations of ship’s equipment or other useful supplies
For immediate release: Unfortunately, the United States Navy has reversed course and determined the ex USS CHARLES F ADAMS (DDG-2) will not be donated to the Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association (“JHNSA”) as a museum in Jacksonville, but instead will be...
November 10th, 11th and 12th In the Jacksonville Landing Unit 119 In keeping with our Salute 2 Vets 5K Race 9 (and thanks again to all who made this race so special this year), our Visitor Center is also holding a Salute to Veterans Model Show in the Landing Unit #119...
Hey are you ready for the fall! Start it right with the Salute to Veterans 5k & the Patriotic Paws parade on November 4th! - 1st official event for the City of Jacksonville 2018 Week of Valor! - 3rd Annual PATRIOTIC PAWS PARADE! Bring your dressed-up pups! -...