Hermione Tours

Date: 
Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 9:00am - 7:00pm
Location: 
Seaport Museum
United States

Tall Ships Philadelphia Festival
Seaport Museum
Traveling Exhibit

A photographic panel display of Lafayette’s role in the American Revolution and the Hermione’s reconstruction.

Région Poitou-Charentes, France

Exhibit will have information and tourism display about the region in France where the Hermione was constructed and visitors will be able to see and sample products from the region.

Moët Hennessy

Experience Hennessy’s 250th Anniversary
9:00am - 7:00pm

Public Tours of the Hermione
Seaport Museum
Tickets start at $12 for day passes:
9:00am - 4:00pm
 http://tallshipsphiladelphia.com/
 

 


 

The Hermione has set sail in France, launching an adventure that comes to the USA in the summer of 2015 for an unprecedented voyage.

 

 

In April 2015, after a period of sea trials and training in 2014, the Hermione will set sail for the USA. The journey will start from the mouth of the River Charente, in Port des Barques, where Lafayette boarded on March 10th, 1780. The transatlantic crossing is expected to take 27 days in total, before making landfall at Yorktown, Virginia.

As the Hermione moves up the Eastern seaboard, it will be accompanied by a range of pier side activities. These include in some ports a traveling exhibition and a heritage village that will be accessible to the public. The Hermione Voyage 2015 is part of an expansive outreach program with cultural events, exhibitions, and educational programs that celebrate the trip and mark its progress. A robust digital activation for the voyage expands the reach of the project to millions of people. 

 

 

Miles Young, President of the Friends of the Hermione explains the fascinating story of the project to build a replica of the French warship HERMIONE and bring it to America in summer of 2015. 

 

 

Categories
Topic: 
Foreign Policy/Diplomacy
Global Region: 
French