Military History

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 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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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 3, 2020

The Lightship Portsmouth Reveals New Stories in 2020

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

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February 12, 2020

A Post Such As Portsmouth – 1781

March 28 and 29 Re-Enactment - A Post Such As Portsmouth - British Operations in Hampton Roads,...

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August 13, 2017

To Face The Unknown: Portsmouth and The Great...

To Face The Unknown: Portsmouth and The Great War Exclusive exhibit presented by the History Division of...

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