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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Steampunk: Visions of Futures Past - June 1 & 2

Steampunk: Visions of Futures Past

Steampunk Exhibit and Event at the Hampton History MuseumCoincide with the 20th Annual Blackbeard Pirate Festival on June 1 & 2, 2019

Steampunk: Visions of Futures PastExposition of Marvels: Saturday, June 1, 10 am-5 pm & and Sunday, June 2, 1-5 pm...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

When the Cargo was Human and the Trade was Flesh - Monday, June 3, 6-8 pm

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As a lead up to Sankofa's 8th International Day of REMEMBRANCE Ceremony on June 8, join Chadra Pittman, Founder & Executive Director The Sankofa Projects for “When the Cargo was Human and the Trade was Flesh: Agency & Resistance of the A...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Sankofa's 8th International Day of REMEMBRANCE Ceremony - Saturday, June 8, 11 am-2 pm

Remembrance by Gerry Navarette

This day honors the millions of African men, women and children who perished during the Middle Passage.  Join The Sankofa Projects as they educate and celebrate the richness and diversity of the African diaspora and bring awareness to this tragic...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Lost Attractions of Hampton Roads - Monday, June 10, 7-8 pm

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Take a trip down memory lane with author Nancy E. Sheppard to beloved destinations for fun and families across Tidewater. Cruise the rails of Ocean View Amusement Park's "The Rocket" roller coaster, dig for fossils at Rice's Fossil Pit, celebrat...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Voices of Freedom: Why should we celebrate Juneteenth? - Wednesday, June 19, 6-8 pm

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Join us for a special musical presentation with Musical Mosaic.

Travel back in time to June 19th, 1865, the day General Gordon Granger arrived in Texas and told the people that the Civil War was over, and the enslaved were now free! That date became known ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

"Hampton One: Working, Building, and Racing on the Water," opening June 29, 2019

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"Hampton One: Working, Building, and Racing on the Water," opening June 29, 2019, explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, it's seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

The Hampton Carousel is open for the 2019 season!

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Take a Spin Back in Time!

Located in Carousel Park and operated by the Hampton History Museum, the former Buckroe Beach carousel, one of the City of Hampton’s most treasured historic assets, is open for the season.

Built in 1920, the carousel is c...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

"1619: Virginia’s First Africans" FAQs and Report Available online

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In preparation of statewide and national commemorations of the 400th anniversary of the 1619 arrival of the first Africans at Point Comfort in Hampton, VA, the Hampton History Museum has added a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), and a report &a...

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