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Daily Press
A Civil War balloonist makes military aviation history at Fort MonroeInvited to demonstrate his balloon at Fort Monroe by commander Maj. Gen. Benjam
A Civil War balloonist makes military aviation history at Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Invited to demonstrate his balloon at Fort Monroe by commander Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, pioneering aeronaut John LaMountain makes the first reconnaissance ascents of the the Civil War over Hampton Roads in late July and early August 1861,... Read more
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Daily Press
Union eye in the sky over Hampton Roads | Hampton Roads Historycarrier that transported his balloon into Hampton Roads, then launched and towe
Union eye in the sky over Hampton Roads | Hampton Roads History
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
carrier that transported his balloon into Hampton Roads, then launched and towed it through the skies all the way from Fort Monroe to Newport News Point. Newspapers all over the country published stories about his landmark feats, including... Read more
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Daily Press
Youth Sailing Virginia brings low-cost experience to Fort Monroehone their skills without having to buy a boat. Today, Youth Sailing Virginia
Youth Sailing Virginia brings low-cost experience to Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
hone their skills without having to buy a boat. Today, Youth Sailing Virginia Inc. is bringing that vision to fruition at Fort Monroe, and is looking to expand its programming and infrastructure. Youth Sailing Virginia subsidizes prices for its... Read more
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Daily Press
'Pokemon Go' craze continues across the Peninsulapeople, eyes glued to their phones and oblivious to their surroundings, invaded
'Pokemon Go' craze continues across the Peninsula
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
people, eyes glued to their phones and oblivious to their surroundings, invaded Larry Svihla's yard Wednesday night. The Fort Monroe resident watched in shock as dozens of people flocked to the gazebo across the street from his house. Their eyes... Read more
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Daily Press
Cedar Lane skirmishes taught early Civil War lessonsin Hampton the previous month — when Southerners from the main defenses at York
Cedar Lane skirmishes taught early Civil War lessons
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
in Hampton the previous month — when Southerners from the main defenses at Yorktown met Federals from Camp Butler and Fort Monroe in the Civil War's first battle — these clashes were still noteworthy for the public attention they received and... Read more
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Daily Press
Notes and notables: lighthouse preservation, bicycle lanes, solar energy, the world's oldest hamit succeeded in spite of fears that the lighthouse would collapse. These beaco
Notes and notables: lighthouse preservation, bicycle lanes, solar energy, the world's oldest ham
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
it succeeded in spite of fears that the lighthouse would collapse. These beacons — and others such as Old Point Comfort on Fort Monroe, two on Cape Henry and one on Cape Charles, and the one at Bodie Island on the Outer Banks — are symbols of our... Read more
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Daily Press
'Doctor Who' comes to Hampton History Museumexplain the history of Hampton like the landing of the first Africans, the Batt
'Doctor Who' comes to Hampton History Museum
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
explain the history of Hampton like the landing of the first Africans, the Battle of Hampton and the escape of slaves from Fort Monroe. Other stations include hands-on activities like "Doctor Who" crafts, games and lessons from the Virginia Air... Read more
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Daily Press
Saturday's "360": York County advances to Junior League baseball final vs. Phoebus; MME rolls in basketball 7 Cities Pro-AmDavid Ruiz struck out five in two innings, batted 3 for 4 with a homer and drov
Saturday's "360": York County advances to Junior League baseball final vs. Phoebus; MME rolls in basketball 7 Cities Pro-Am
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
David Ruiz struck out five in two innings, batted 3 for 4 with a homer and drove in three runs. ... In Major softball at Fort Monroe, Warwick beat York County 7-1 in the winners’ bracket as Josie Hartigan was 2 for 3 with a run. Phoebus... Read more
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Daily Press
Friday's "360": U.Va. finishes eighth in Directors' Cup standingswas declared an 11-3 victor over Northampton in a game that was stopped because
Friday's "360": U.Va. finishes eighth in Directors' Cup standings
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
was declared an 11-3 victor over Northampton in a game that was stopped because of rain in the fifth inning Thursday at Fort Monroe. FIELD HOCKEY:Former Virginia Cavaliers standout Michelle Vittese was named to the 16-player U.S. Olympic team... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton working on roadmap to bike, walking connectivitypresentations show new bike lanes and paths along many of the city's major corr
Hampton working on roadmap to bike, walking connectivity
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
presentations show new bike lanes and paths along many of the city's major corridors that would create a network connecting Fort Monroe, Phoebus and Buckroe Beach to Downtown, Wythe and Coliseum Central. None of the proposals would include widening... Read more
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Daily Press
Shakespeare, U.S. Air Force concert band and Bob Ross paint night | Top 10 things to do this weekendat $20. For a full schedule and more, visit wm.edu/as/vsf. U.S. Air Force Conc
Shakespeare, U.S. Air Force concert band and Bob Ross paint night | Top 10 things to do this weekend
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
at $20. For a full schedule and more, visit wm.edu/as/vsf. U.S. Air Force Concert Band performances in Williamsburg and Fort Monroe The U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band performs an Independence Day concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at... Read more
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Daily Press
Watch the fireworks, don't light your own, fire officials sayyour Independence Day weekend and leave the fireworks to the professionals," ci
Watch the fireworks, don't light your own, fire officials say
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
your Independence Day weekend and leave the fireworks to the professionals," city Battalion Chief Anthony Chittum said. Fireworks may be seen at the Peninsula Pilots on Sunday, July 3rd. Fort Monroe has their fireworks display on Monday, Jul... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Hampton Roads windsurfing club is a hidden gemFort Monroe, Va. - Right inside Fort Monroe is one of Hampton Roads best kept s
Hampton Roads windsurfing club is a hidden gem
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 26 days ago
Fort Monroe, Va. - Right inside Fort Monroe is one of Hampton Roads best kept secrets; The Windsurfing Enthusiasts of Tidewater (WET). The club started in the 80's and has over 30 members. It might seem difficult (it is) at first, but those who keep... Read more
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Daily Press
The Deadrise is perfect escape for summer happy hour | Food Finda friend and I were itching to have water views while sipping a refreshing drin
The Deadrise is perfect escape for summer happy hour | Food Find
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
a friend and I were itching to have water views while sipping a refreshing drink. We arrived at The Deadrise, on Fort Monroe where plenty of seats were available on the mostly-shaded upstairs deck. A rotating list of draft beers as well... Read more
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Salem News
Sebo honored as member of first ROTC Hall of Fame ClassApril 1986, the U.S. Army Cadet Command was formed with Maj. Gen. Robert E. Wag
Sebo honored as member of first ROTC Hall of Fame Class
Salem News / Posted 29 days ago
April 1986, the U.S. Army Cadet Command was formed with Maj. Gen. Robert E. Wagner as its first commander. Headquartered at Fort Monroe, Virginia, Cadet Command assumed responsibility for more than 400 senior ROTC units, four regional headquarters,... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton guardsmen called up for 1916 Mexican border clashthe local R.E. Lee camp joined Spanish-American War veterans, several fire depa
Hampton guardsmen called up for 1916 Mexican border clash
Daily Press / Posted a month ago
the local R.E. Lee camp joined Spanish-American War veterans, several fire departments, 50-plus trolleymen, the band from Fort Monroe and numerous fraternal groups for the parade to the train station, which was kept in close order by marshals... Read more
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Daily Press
Free and cheap fun across the Peninsula to fill your summer calendarswimming and lounging. As part of a nature preserve, the beach also offers trai
Free and cheap fun across the Peninsula to fill your summer calendar
Daily Press / Posted a month ago
swimming and lounging. As part of a nature preserve, the beach also offers trails along the salt marsh and tidal creek. Fort Monroe: Outlook Beach, Hampton. Containing miles of public and private beaches, anyone can enjoy the views of the... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Here’s your summer fireworks schedule!4th of July Fireworks (Sandbend and Back Bay Crescent, Virginia Beach) Jul 4,
Here’s your summer fireworks schedule!
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 1 months ago
4th of July Fireworks (Sandbend and Back Bay Crescent, Virginia Beach) Jul 4, 2016 – 9:10pm Fourth at the Fort (Fort Monroe, Hampton) Jul 4, 2016 – 9:15pm Nags Head Fireworks (Nags Head Fishing Pier) Jul 4, 2016 – 9:15pm Yorktown... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
July 4 Celebrations in Hampton Roads and the OBXand family entertainment. Bring your own chairs/blanket – Event starts at 5pm.
July 4 Celebrations in Hampton Roads and the OBX
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 1 months ago
and family entertainment. Bring your own chairs/blanket – Event starts at 5pm. FREE admission – $5 fee for onsite parking Fort Monroe – July 4 – Fourth at the Fort – You and your whole family can spend Independence Day at Fort Monroe! Family fun... Read more

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