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Hampton History Museum

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120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
757-727-1102 www.hamptonhistorymuseum.org

March 2019

Spheres of Migration, 1619-2019

March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Panel Discussion at Hampton University Museum, moderated by Dr. Colita Fairfax.

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April 2019

Downtown Hampton Kiwanis FUN HUNT – The Roaring Twenties are Back!

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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$25

The FUN HUNT has been RE-IMAGINED! Exciting Scavenger Hunt added - and more chances to win! Explore Historic Sites & Downtown Businesses Solve clues in an original Scavenger Hunt designed by the Speakeasy Escape Room Enjoy Food, Beer, Wine & Spirits Tastings in 10 Participating Restaurants Free Admission to the Hampton History Museum, Hampton Carousel and the Virginia Air & Space Center. Lots of great prizes! More chances to WIN! No more waiting for points to be added at the…

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May 2019

The Earth is Weeping by Peter Cozzens

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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Peter Cozzens will speak and sign books at the Hampton History Museum. The Earth Is Weeping is a sweeping, definitive history of the battles and negotiations that destroyed the Indian way of life even as they paved the way for the emergence of the United States we know today.

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June 2019

Steampunk: Visions of Futures Past

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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Experience the fantastical craftsmanship, conveyances and contraptions from an alternative Victorian era and Wild West frontier in “Steampunk: Visions of Futures Past” during Blackbeard Festival Weekend.

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Steampunk: Visions of Futures Past

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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Experience the fantastical craftsmanship, conveyances and contraptions from an alternative Victorian era and Wild West frontier in “Steampunk: Visions of Futures Past” during Blackbeard Festival Weekend.

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July 2019

Front Porch Music Series: Blue Ribbon

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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The band Blue Ribbon brings their indie, singer-songwriter, roots rock vibe to the Hampton History Museum’s Great Hall for an evening of original music and eclectic covers as part of the museum’s monthly music series on Wednesday, July 17, 6-8 pm. Held in the Hampton History Museum’s Great Hall on the third Wednesday of each month, the Front Porch Music Series presents different genres and of music that have shaped the American soundscape and influenced talent in Hampton Roads’ vibrant…

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August 2019

The Warmth of Other Suns Book Discussion

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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Hampton Roads Branch the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) in Partnership with the City of Hampton 2019 Commission Presents a Book Discussion of this award-winning Book:  Warmth of Other Suns, By Isabel Wilkerson. This work tells the story of the Great Migration and the Second Great Migration, the movement of African Americans out of the Southern United States to the Midwest, Northeast and West from approximately 1915 to 1970. The book intertwines a general…

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September 2019

5th annual BayShore at Buckroe Beach

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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The BayShore at Buckroe Beach event pays tribute to "Hot fun in the Summertime" and the music of BayShore with special guest speaker the one and only Chuck "Guitar" Chavis. At the 5th annual BayShore at Buckroe Beach event on display will be a plethora of vintage BayShore artifacts from photos to posters and a surviving pinto brothers fire engine ride from BayShore's kiddie land and many,many more items to give those attending part of the BayShore experience.

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