History

January 31, 2023

Edu-tainers of Portsmouth, VA’s History

History Alive A merry troupe of entertainers, Mary Veale and her clan portray characters from Portsmouth's past...

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December 16, 2022

10 Things to Do New Year’s Eve in...

New Year’s Happenings Looking to discover fun this New Year's Eve? Then, Go Different and plan New...

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October 12, 2022

The History of Cock Island Race

As Told by Portsmouth Boat Club Member, Mo Whitlow. The Race to Cock Island was created in...

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October 12, 2022

40th Annual Olde Towne Ghost Walk

Portsmouth's Olde Towne Ghost Walk Returns! Portsmouth’s Olde Towne Civic League is once again producing the 40th...

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May 24, 2022

Underground Railroad Tour

Welcome to Olde Towne Portsmouth! Virginia’s historic seaport® is well-known as an epicenter of American naval and...

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May 24, 2022

Portsmouth’s Architecture Walk

Architecture Tour 30 minutes Welcome to Portsmouth, where you’ll find the widest variety of historic architecture in...

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May 12, 2022

Stroll the Portsmouth Seawall

Portsmouth Seawall Walking Tour 30 minutes Welcome to Portsmouth, Virginia’s historic seaport®. We are a river town;...

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April 21, 2022

Umoja Festival 2022

The 2022 Umoja Festival happens May 27-29, 2022, in Festival Park in Portsmouth.  Join in a grand...

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February 10, 2022

A Post Such As Portsmouth in 1781

British Occupation of Portsmouth in 1781 A Post Such As Portsmouth is a 2-day re-enactment designed to...

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December 30, 2021

Black History in Portsmouth 2022

BLACK HISTORY NOW 2022 Presented by the Portsmouth Museums and the Portsmouth Public Libraries   Black History...

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December 1, 2021

Winter Wonderland – The Coleman Collection of Portsmouth,...

The Coleman Collection Beginning The Coleman's Collection at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, now known as...

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October 5, 2021

Celebrate Museum Day in Portsmouth

Museum Day - October 9, 2021 Spend the day in Olde Towne Portsmouth and enjoy a full...

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