Black History

March 8, 2024

5 Notable Women From Portsmouth’s Past

  Portsmouth's know for having a tremendous about of history and amazing people who contributed to its...

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August 21, 2023

7 Must-See Museums in Portsmouth Virginia

Portsmouth's Tour of Museums   Portsmouth, VA is home to some of the oldest history in America...

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July 12, 2023

Portsmouth’s Historical Markers

Historical Markers around Portsmouth, VA Did you know Portsmouth has Virginia state Highway Historical Markers all around...

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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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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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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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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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August 11, 2021

The 2021 Exhibit at the Portsmouth Art &...

The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center Resumes Operations The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center re-opens on Saturday,...

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June 11, 2021

Go Skate Daze Weekend in Portsmouth

Hard Times Go Skate Weekend June 19 and June 21, 2021 at the Cradock Skatepark The Hard...

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June 2, 2021

Juneteenth Festival Comes to Portsmouth

Juneteenth Festival Saturday, June 19, 2021 Noon to 6 p.m. JuneteenthVA is delighted to be celebrating the...

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April 28, 2021

Juneteenth Virginia Holding Auditions

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

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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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