Preble Hall

The Early Years of the U.S. Naval Academy

Episode Summary

Naval Academy History Professor Fred Harrod retired this summer after a career that spanned nearly five decades. He discusses the USNA Class of 1846, the early faculty and buildings of the Academy as well as the USNA Special Collections & Archives.

Episode Notes

Preble Hall is produced by the United States Naval Academy Museum

A History of the Navy in 100 Objects from the USNA Museum

For more about the USNA's Special Collections & Archives mentioned in this episode, check out the material available on their site:


Host: Dr. Claude Berube, Director, US Naval Academy Museum

Date recorded: 4 October 2020