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Posted on: November 23, 2020

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Hampton History Museum Offers Free Heirloom Ornament Making Kits

Hampton, VA—While the Hampton History Museum won’t be able to host its annual Holly Days Open House this year, they are keeping alive the tradition of making their popular...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Frederick Douglass Speaks on Woman Suffrage - Monday, December 7, 7 pm

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Virtual Port Hampton LectureFrederick Douglass Speaking TourFacebook Video Premier – Monday, December 7, 7 pmNow in its 7th year, and back to the museum by popular demand, don’t miss this virtual stop on the Frederick Douglass Speaking...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Out of the Bag—Carols for an Uncommon Christmas - Wednesday, December 16, 7 pm

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Back for their annual tradition, albeit a virtual one this year, the irrepressible Msesippi and her “grunge-grass” band Tornado Bait, along with special co-host, former Daily Press music and entertainment writer Mike Holtzclaw, present...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

City gets $707,000 grant for Air Power Park

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Sept. 30, 2020 - Hampton has received a $707,008 grant from the federal government that will be used for improvements needed at Air Power Park on Mercury Boulevard.

According to the application for the Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program: "...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Artist creates a new way to show off Hampton, featuring graphic icons of elements of the city

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Aug. 13, 2020 - In Wednesday’s City Council meeting City Manager Mary Bunting unveiled a new design that spells out "HAMPTON" using graphic icons from around the city. Items sporting this image, part of the city’s new brand, ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

History Matters - Message from the Director

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As we live through events that affect the course of history, it feels like a tide is sweeping us along; challenging our understanding of the forces at play. At the History Museum, we believe the tool we must use to navigate these hidden currents is the po...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

"Clips with the Curator" Virtual Tours - online now!

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We miss seeing you! Since you can’t come to us, we have begun sharing a series of “Clips with the Curator,” two to four minute videos, on Facebook , Instagram  and Twitter!

Now featured are tour highlights of...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

"Hampton One: Working, Building, and Racing on the Water," on view now!

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This artifact-rich exhibition explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, its seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the locally developed Hampton One-Design sailboat, and the competi...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

ReLaunching Air Power Park! See what's restored, renewed, refreshed!

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ReLaunching Air Power ParkAir Power Park | 413 W. Mercury Boulevard | Hampton, VA 23669 | 757-726-0650What exactly is ReLaunching Air Power Park? ReLaunching Air Power Park is not an event, but rather a refreshed and reinvigorated way experiencin...

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