About Hampton

A city with an old soul and a youthful enthusiasm. A Coastal Virginia vacation destination with fascinating sites to see and interesting things to do. A convention city with flexible facilities and a confident, can-do attitude. Situated in the middle of the Hampton Roads region and the heart of the Mid-Atlantic, Hampton welcomes vacationer and meeting attendees alike with charming hospitality, multifaceted attractions and activities and an atmosphere of discovery.

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Learn About, Explore Hampton’s Historic Blac …

February 24, 2021

Following the Civil War, many African Americans in Hampton received their education in concert with religious studies through the programs of the American Missionary Association, a philanthropic society...

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Virtually Tour Hampton’s Black Heritage Site …

February 18, 2021

We invite you to virtually visit Hampton, Virginia’s Black history and heritage sites! You can now virtually explore the Hampton University Museum, Historic Fort Monroe, and Hampton History...

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Experience the Hampton Black History Driving Tour

February 2, 2021

Celebrate Black history by taking a driving tour of Hampton Virginia’s rich African American heritage sites. The 400 Years Forward driving tour explores the largest stone fort in...

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Hampton Visitor Guide

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A guide to African American hertage sites in Hampton.

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