Raising the Hunley

Feb 17, 2014

National Geographic film on one of the greatest mysteries of the Civl War, the sinking of the submarine Hunley and the fate of its crew.

Commemorate the 150th anniversary of one of the greatest mysteries of the Civil War as National Geographic goes in search of the truth about the ill-fated Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley. Discover the desperate ingenuity behind the creation of the first submarine to sink an enemy ship in battle. Witness researchers' attempts to learn why the Hunley sanka nd what happened to its crew. Join the mission to raise the "hand-powered" submarine and be there when it is opened for the first time in more than a century. Film showings at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Commemorate the 150th anniversary of one of the greatest mysteries of the Civil War as National Geographic goes in search of the truth about the ill-fated Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley. Discover the desperate ingenuity behind the creation of the first submarine ever to sink an enemy ship in battle. Witness researchers' attempts to learn why the Hunley sank and what became of its crew. Join the mission to raise the primite hand-powered sub and be there as the Hunley is opened for the first time in more than a century. Film showings at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.