Captain James Cook and Scientific Discoveries in the Age of Sail By Joshua Chase Thomas, Public History Center Fellow, Christopher Newport University, Class of 2015 Editor: Dr. Sheri Shuck-Hall, Associate Professor of History, Director of the Public History Center, Christopher Newport University The Age of Sail led to centuries of scientific findings and geographic exploration. […]Read more "Captain James Cook: Explorer #2"
Captain Christopher Newport: An Innovative Explorer in the Age of Sail
Standing before the entrance of Christopher Newport University is the figure of a 17th century Englishman in bronze, an artist’s rendition of the university’s namesake. But who was the real Christopher Newport? By Katherine Warakomski, Public History Center Fellow, Christopher Newport University, Class of 2017Read more "Captain Christopher Newport: Explorer #1"