“You be the curator” top five results!

A while back, the Coast Guard Museum asked the fleet for help identifying important artifacts that should be documented as a Heritage Asset. They received six suggestions and liked them so much they decided to make all of them a part of the Heritage Asset Collections. Click on the blog to learn which items are now a part of the Heritage Asset Collection.

Coast Guard Museum: Material culture and collections conundrum

Coast Guard Museum curator Jennifer Gaudio explains the importance of material culture and illustrates how the study of material culture can come in handy with an example. Retired Chief Warrant Officer Scott Epperson applies material culture with examination and research of a donated Coast Guard ensign to figure out its story.

National Coast Guard Museum - artist rendition

Adm. Papp participates in unveiling of proposed National Coast Guard Museum

Last week, Admiral Papp attended an announcement by the City of New London, Conn., and the National Coast Guard Museum Association to formally unveil the design and location for the proposed National Coast Guard Museum.