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Posted on: January 29, 2024 | Last Modified on: January 14, 2022

“Chris Kraft: Hampton’s Unlikely Space Hero” - Opens February 29!

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New Exhibit! “Chris Kraft: Hampton’s Unlikely Space Hero”Members-Only Reception Wednesday, February 28, 5:30—7 pmPublic Opening Thursday, February 29February 28, 2024 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hampton native Christopher Columbus Kraft, J...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Harriet Tubman: Freedom Fighter, Conductor, Nurse, Soldier, Spy - March 4, 7 pm

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Port Hampton Culture SeriesHarriet Tubman: Freedom Fighter, Conductor, Nurse, Soldier, SpyMonday, March 4, 7-8 pmMuseum members free, non-members $5Harriet Tubman was a soldier, freedom fighter, Underground Railroad conductor, nurse, and spy, and staunch ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Poisoned Dwarf in Concert - March 13, 6-8 pm

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Poisoned DwarfWednesday, March 13, 6-8 pmMuseum members free, non-members $5

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day wee bit early with a lively concert of Celtic music with Poisoned Dwarf! This rollicking quintet plays innovative and passionate renditions of traditio...

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Posted on: August 1, 2023

Black on the Water:  Life, Labor, and Freedom on the Chesapeake Bay

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The Museum Seeks Histories of African American Seafood LaborersWe want to hear your family stories for our project!

The Hampton History Museum is currently conducting  research on the legacy of African American watermen, oyster shuckers, sea labor...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Get free 2024 Hampton calendars at libraries, community centers

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Jan. 16, 2024 — Free Hampton calendars for 2024 are available at all city libraries, community and neighborhood centers, the Hampton History Museum, and the lobby of City Hall.

The calendars feature original artwork by the artist in the city's Marketing an...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Website gets a makeover to become livelier and more visual

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Jan. 8, 2024 — Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 9, the hampton.gov website will get a makeover. The design uses our new branding, putting the city logo larger and in the top left. It uses the brighter waves of color that are part of our palette. This sam...

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