Tag Archives: Portsmouth_history

  • Ball Nivison House on middle street

    6 Ways to Experience Olde Towne

    History Tours of Olde Towne Portsmouth Looking to discover something new? Are you up for a challenge, or looking for an excuse to exercise?  Did you know that Olde Towne Portsmouth not only features a rich history and variety of attractions, but you can have it your way by choosing from one of six different …

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  • Early Navy Diving Bell display

    Naval Shipyard Museum re-opens

    New Hours, New Exhibits, and New Stories Portsmouth’s Naval Shipyard Museum opened its doors in 1949 on the grounds of the Notfolk Naval Shipyard.  During the Cold War, when the need to keep the shipyard secure increased, it moved to its current location at 2 High Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth in early 1963. The …

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  • Commodore Richard Dale Historic Monument

    Commodore Richard Dale Monument

    The Commodore Richard Dale Monument in Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia The Commodore Richard Dale Historic Monument at the corner of North and Washington Streets The Commodore Richard Dale Monument in Olde Towne Portsmouth is both art and history.  Monuments often combine fine art with the history and people they commemorate. They also reflect the moments …

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