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Posted on: June 21, 2021

The Storyweavers Kickoff Live Concert Series Return - July 21, 6 pm

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Hampton, VA—The Storyweavers return to the Hampton History Museum on July 21, 6-8:00 pm for the first live and in-person Front Porch Music series concert since the group last performed there in February 2020.

In response to the pandemic, the muse...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Hampton Carousel is open for the season!

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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 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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