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NORFOLK, HAMPTON and VIRGINIA BEACH

 


 

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African dance at Crispus Attucks Theatre & Cultural Center

 

NORFOLK, HAMPTON and VIRGINIA BEACH GUIDE   MAP   PHOTOS   SHARE


BLACK GENESIS
Norfolk’s dramatic history began in 1607 when Captain John Smith of the Virginia Company led three ships, the Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery to the south shore of the Chesapeake Bay ... More

CULTURAL SITES
Crispus Attucks Theatre and Cultural Center, Norfolk State University, Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center, Hampton University and there's even an African American Civil War Memorial, the only ... More

BEACHES
Virginia Beach, with its miles of oceanfront beaches, nine months of temperate climate and breezes, is an ideal place for outdoor sports and family picnics. The Boardwalk: A world famous 3-mile oceanfront promenade ... More

FAMILY ATTRACTIONS
Nauticus, the USS Wisconsin Battleship, Virginia Air & Space Center, Virginia Zoo, MotorWorld and Virginia Marine Sciences Museum ... More

RESTAURANTS and NIGHTCLUBS
Though few in quantity, you can count on high quality Soul Food, Barbecue and Caribbean cuisine in this region where most Black families dine in ... More

SHOPS
Self improvement education, herbs & spices for healthy living, Afrocentric gifts, collectibles and greeting cards ... More

INNKEEPER and SPA
Magnolia Bed & Breakfast and Divine Alkemi Wholistic Skin Care provide your retreat headquarters ... More


GENERAL ATTRACTIONS
Although not thought to be a major destination for general attractions, the metro area has its fair share of theaters, museums, upscale malls ... More

ART and HISTORY MUSEUMS
A broad and diverse range of museums canvasses the landscape,
including one of America's great art museums ... More

HISTORIC SITES
Take an hour to visit Jamestown Colony, a National Historic Landmark, located at an idyllic river-front settlement where America's enslavement of Africans began in 1619 ... More

TRUXTON
Rising from fields of waving corn, in the 1910s, Truxtun began as a village called U.S. Housing Project 150C, designed as a grand effort by the Virginia native, President Woodrow Wilson ... More

 

 

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