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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Hampton Carousel is open for the season!

Hampton Carousel Horse

After being closed for over a year due to the pandemic, the Hampton Carousel is open for the season.

Located in Carousel Park and operated by the Hampton History Museum, the former Buckroe Beach carousel is one of the City of Hampton’s most treas...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Sankofa's International Day of Remembrance Ceremony - June 12, 11 am

Remembrance by Gerry Navarette

The Sankofa Projects' Virtual Event - Saturday, June 12, 11 amNow in its 10th year, Sankofa's International Day of Remembrance honors the millions of African men, women and children who perished during the Middle Passage of the transatlantic slave trade. ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Juneteenth: Emancipation and Celebration - Wednesday, June 16, 7 pm

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Facebook Live – Wednesday, June 16, 7 pmFragments of Freedom Theatre Productions presents "Juneteenth: Emancipation and Celebration through Spoken Word Theatre and Music," featuring the talents of spoken word artists and award-winning ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

City finalizing plans to move historic F-101F Voodoo to higher ground

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May 12, 2021 - The F-101F Voodoo long-range escort fighter on display at the city's Air Power Park will take off sometime in the next week, with a little help from a crane,  to a higher-elevation spot in the park that is farther from Newmarket Cr...

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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: 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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