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Posted on: May 3, 2019

When the Cargo was Human and the Trade was Flesh - Monday, June 3, 6-8 pm

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As a lead up to Sankofa's 8th International Day of REMEMBRANCE Ceremony on June 8, join Chadra Pittman, Founder & Executive Director The Sankofa Projects for “When the Cargo was Human and the Trade was Flesh: Agency & Resistance of the A...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

"Hampton One: Working, Building, and Racing on the Water," opening June 29, 2019

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"Hampton One: Working, Building, and Racing on the Water," opening June 29, 2019, explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, it's seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the...

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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

1619: Arrival of the First Africans exhbit

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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