History

April 28, 2021

Juneteenth Virginia to Hold Auditions in Portsmouth

Healing the Wounds of Slavery Without Shame or Blame Press Contact: Sheri Bailey For Immediate Release Email:...

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April 19, 2021

The Doors, Porches and Gardens of Olde Towne...

The Olde Towne Civic League presents Doors, Porches, and Gardens May 15, 2021 from 10 a.m. -...

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April 12, 2021

Troupe Brings Portsmouth History to Life

"Edutainment" comes to Olde Towne Portsmouth actors take history to the streets They educate folks on Portsmouth...

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March 12, 2021

Portsmouth Virginia Brings Military History to Life

A History of Service Portsmouth, Virginia - A small, seaport town on the Elizabeth River.  Virginia's Historic Seaport....

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January 31, 2021

African American Heritage Tour of Portsmouth, Virginia

Three Centuries Of History African Americans from Portsmouth made significant contributions to the early and present history...

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October 21, 2020

Juneteenth Virginia Presents “12 Days of Nat Turner”

12 Days of Turner: Reframing History in the 21st Century October 31– November 11 Hosted by JuneteenthVA...

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September 22, 2020

Portsmouth Theater Academy Announces 20-21 Show Schedule

Summers in Suffolk - 6 Plays in One The Portsmouth Theater Academy, Portsmouth's newest performance group, will...

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May 28, 2020

Small Town Waterfront Getaway in Portsmouth, VA

As the state slowly begins to open its doors again, Portsmouth is taking care and caution to...

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April 17, 2020

Commodore Richard Dale Monument

The Commodore Richard Dale Monument in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia The Commodore Richard Dale Historic Monument at...

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April 13, 2020

The Fresnel Lens on the Portsmouth Seawall

The Hog Island Fresnel Lighthouse Lens on the Portsmouth Seawall [caption id="attachment_1405" align="alignleft" width="225"] Fresnel Lens on...

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March 25, 2020

Disney’s “The Finest Hours” and the Portsmouth Lightship...

LV-101’s Most Famous Crewman Seaman Ervin Maske and the Wreck of the Pendleton  By Ross Patterson II,...

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March 7, 2020

10 Things To Do In Portsmouth, Virginia This...

Portsmouth in the Spring Springtime is a lovely time to visit Portsmouth.  The temperate climate along the...

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