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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Vinnie Knight and The Jazz Riders - Wednesday, August 21, 6-8 pm

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Escape the dog days of summer with an evening of cool American jazz from the 1920s to the present, blues standards and selections from the Great American Songbook with award-winning vocalist Vinnie Knight. She has toured extensively and has brought her mu...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

"Fate and Freedom: On Troubled Shores" Book Release - Wednesday, August 21, Noon-1 pm

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Author K. I. Knight Releases Third Book of “Fate and Freedom” Historical Fiction Series at the Hampton History Museum on Wednesday, August 21 at Noon

Series Traces the Lives of Fictional Characters set Among the First Africans to Arrive...

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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: 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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