USS Constitution “Old Ironsides”

snugconstitutionbymichaelthompsonMy grandfather enjoyed working on model ships. His pride and joy was on a model of the USS Constitution, also known as “Old Ironsides”. This model was going to be be extra special because he was actually building the foremast with a piece from the real USS Constitution’s foremast.

Why is this ship important? Go to to learn about some of “Old Ironsides'” history and exactly why it is so important to our history. And see for more pictures of the USS Constitution.

Here was my grandfather’s progress on his model of the USS Constitution as of October 2007:


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