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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Rob Oliver - Wednesday, November 18, 7 pm

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Virtual Front Porch Music Series Rob OliverFacebook Live - Wednesday, November 18, 7-8 pmRob Oliver has graced our stage performing with other area talents  in recent years, and we are excited to have him return and share his original music. He&a...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

The Lost Colony and Hatteras Island - Monday, November 2, 7 pm

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Virtual Port Hampton Lecture The Lost Colony and Hatteras IslandFacebook Live - Monday, November 2, 7-8 pmFor over 400 years, the mystery of Roanoke's "Lost Colony" has puzzled historians and spawned conspiracies--until now. New discove...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Streetcar Book Release and Open House - Saturday, November 14, 11 am-3 pm

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Hampton’s Streetcar 390 Project Hosting Open House and Book Signing on November 14

Hampton’s Streetcar 390 Project will host an Open House and Book Signing on Saturday, November 14, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The public is invit...

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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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