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Hampton History Museum

  1. Teetotalers and Moonshiners, and Hampton’s Prohibition Story

    February 4, 2023, 9:00 AM - February 4, 2024, 5:00 PM
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    Hampton History Museum - Changing Gallery

    The exhibit combines content from the Virginia Library’s 2017 exhibit “Teetotalers and Moonshiners: Virginia’s Prohibition Experiment” with research and artifacts from the Hampton History Museum on the local experience. "Hampton's Prohibition Story" features myriad items to tell the story, including dozens of photographs; numerous bottles, jugs and other containers; games, smoking accoutrements, beverage dispenser, signs and materials of saloon culture; service ware, promotional items and memorabilia from Point Comfort resorts, Phoebus police and fire department items, doctor bag and instruments; and moonshine still components on loan from the Museum of the Albemarle. The exhibit continues through February 4, 2024.

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  2. The Witching of the Virginia Midwife

    March 6, 2023, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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    Hampton History Museum

    Join Historian D'Anne Graham for this fascinating exploration about the changing status of the Virginia midwife. Was she a witch? Pillar of the community? Agent of the state? Wise woman or uneducated killer of mothers and babies?

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