Military History

May 24, 2024

10 Summer Events Not to Miss in Portsmouth,...

Top 10 Summer Events Portsmouth is home to centuries of history, architecture, culture, wars, and famine; but...

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May 8, 2023

A Post Such As Portsmouth in 1781

British Occupation of Portsmouth in 1781 A Post Such As Portsmouth is a highly anticipated re-enactment designed...

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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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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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June 4, 2021

Naval Shipyard Museum Re-opens

New Hours, New Exhibits, and New Stories Portsmouth's Naval Shipyard Museum opened its doors in 1949 on...

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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 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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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 The Fresnel Lighthouse Lens on the Portsmouth...

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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 3, 2020

The Lightship Reveals New Stories

Lightship Portsmouth Re-Opens For Tours By Diane L. Cripps, Curator of the History Division, Portsmouth Museums  ...

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