Be the curator: Coast Guard opens contest for artifacts

Calling all Coast Guard members! The Coast Guard history staff needs your help. Our challenge to you is to identify artifacts that best represent the Coast Guard in the 21st Century and why.


History – Special Collections

Post Written By Jeffrey Bowdoin, Collections Manager, & Scott Price, Deputy Historian. One of our charters is to collect, preserve and promote Coast Guard history and we do that through collecting all kinds of material, including official records, manuals, newspaper […]


History – Fresnel Lenses

This month’s history post comes from the Coast Guard Curatorial Services Program. The program’s curator ensures the proper collection, preservation, security, accountability and use of the Coast Guard’s historically significant artifacts and art. The Coast Guard Museum on the Coast […]