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Daily Press
McAuliffe hands over Fort Monroe land to Parks ServiceHAMPTON — With the stroke of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's pen, many people visiting F
McAuliffe hands over Fort Monroe land to Parks Service
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
HAMPTON — With the stroke of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's pen, many people visiting Fort Monroe around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday were suddenly standing on National Parks Service property. McAuliffe signed about 121 acres of state land over to the Parks Service,... Read more
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Daily Press
Deed signing transfers Fort Monroe land to National Park Service Gov. Terry McAuliffe signs the deed to transfer land to the National Park Ser
Deed signing transfers Fort Monroe land to National Park Service
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Gov. Terry McAuliffe signs the deed to transfer land to the National Park Service during a ceremony Tuesday at Fort Monroe. Gov. Terry McAuliffe signs the deed to transfer land to the... Read more
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Daily Press
Deed signing transfers Fort Monroe land to National Park ServiceGov. Terry McAuliffe greets Fort Monroe resident Marguerite Stankus prior to a
Deed signing transfers Fort Monroe land to National Park Service
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Gov. Terry McAuliffe greets Fort Monroe resident Marguerite Stankus prior to a deed signing ceremony for the transfer of lands to the National Park Service on Tuesday at Fort Monroe. Stankus said she was pleased to see the area receive recognition.... Read more
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Daily Press
Oozlefinch Craft Brewery signs lease at Fort MonroeJen Stringer, owner of For The People Projects, LLC The Oozlefinch Craft Brewe
Oozlefinch Craft Brewery signs lease at Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Jen Stringer, owner of For The People Projects, LLC The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery is negotiating to possibly lease a building at Fort Monroe. Here is a rendering, shown in June 2015, of what the building could look like after renovations. The... Read more
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The Atlantic
Nat Turner's InsurrectionDuring the year 1831, up to the twenty-third of August, the Virginia newspapers
Nat Turner's Insurrection
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
During the year 1831, up to the twenty-third of August, the Virginia newspapers were absorbed in the momentous problems which then occupied the minds of intelligent American citizens:—What General Jackson should do with the scolds, and what with the... Read more
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Daily Press
DP Buzz: License platesEditor's note: DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Pag
DP Buzz: License plates
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Editor's note: DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here... Read more
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Daily Press
African Landing Day commemorated on Fort MonroeBaba Silki and Orimolade Ogunjimi play drums after a ceremony to unveil a histo
African Landing Day commemorated on Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Baba Silki and Orimolade Ogunjimi play drums after a ceremony to unveil a historical marker commemorating the 1619 arrival of the first Africans at Fort Monroe then called Point Comfort. Baba Silki and Orimolade Ogunjimi play drums after a ceremony... Read more
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Daily Press
National Park Service to receive portions of Fort MonroeThe state plans to transfer more than 100 acres of Fort Monroe to the National
National Park Service to receive portions of Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
The state plans to transfer more than 100 acres of Fort Monroe to the National Park Service, a decision that comes nearly four years after President Barack Obama designated portions of the property as a national monument. Gov. Terry McAuliffe is... Read more
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Daily Press
13 national park sites to see for free Tuesday | DP ListThe National Park Service turns 99 years old Tuesday, and you are invited to th
13 national park sites to see for free Tuesday | DP List
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
The National Park Service turns 99 years old Tuesday, and you are invited to the birthday party. Every year on Aug. 25, the National Park Foundation celebrates that milestone by opening up the entire national park system to the public for free —... Read more
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Daily Press
At American Theatre, film explores the long history of African musicHAMPTON — Calvin Pearson wants to commemorate history, even tragic history, by
At American Theatre, film explores the long history of African music
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
HAMPTON — Calvin Pearson wants to commemorate history, even tragic history, by celebrating and educating. Pearson, a longtime Hampton resident, founded Project 1619 to mark that the first documented African slaves brought to North America arrived by... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
1st Africans in Va. recognized by Fort Monroe markerHAMPTON, Va. (AP) - A state historical marker is being rededicated at Fort Monr
1st Africans in Va. recognized by Fort Monroe marker
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 8 days ago
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - A state historical marker is being rededicated at Fort Monroe to recognize the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam will join Hampton Mayor George Wallace for the ceremony Friday. The marker will... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
1st Africans in Va. recognized by Fort Monroe markerHAMPTON, Va. (AP) - A state historical marker is being rededicated at Fort Monr
1st Africans in Va. recognized by Fort Monroe marker
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 8 days ago
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - A state historical marker is being rededicated at Fort Monroe to recognize the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia. Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam will join Hampton Mayor George Wallace for the ceremony Friday. The marker will... Read more
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Daily Press
Virginia changing marker denoting where first Africans arrived in 1619Representatives from five African nations are expected to attend a ceremony on
Virginia changing marker denoting where first Africans arrived in 1619
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Representatives from five African nations are expected to attend a ceremony on Thursday marking the landing site of more than a dozen Africans in 1619 on present day Fort Monroe. The ceremony is the first of a series of events marking the... Read more
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Daily Press
Commonwealth continues advertising during AMC's 'Turn'If British redcoats marching on a Philadelphia parade ground during "TURN: Wash
Commonwealth continues advertising during AMC's 'Turn'
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
If British redcoats marching on a Philadelphia parade ground during "TURN: Washington's Spies" looked vaguely familiar to viewers, it's because the scenes were shot in Colonial Williamsburg. The advertisements that ran during AMC's historical drama... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton youth employment program trains 43Hampton's efforts to curb youth violence are also providing job skills at city-
Hampton youth employment program trains 43
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
Hampton's efforts to curb youth violence are also providing job skills at city-run facilities and departments as well as businesses throughout the community. The summer employment program included 43 students this year, according to a presentation... Read more
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Daily Press
Notes and notables: Reprieve for Blue Star Diner, Confederate flag battle, quiet hurricane seasonThe Blue Star Diner, a charming time capsule and a Newport News landmark, has b
Notes and notables: Reprieve for Blue Star Diner, Confederate flag battle, quiet hurricane season
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
The Blue Star Diner, a charming time capsule and a Newport News landmark, has been taken off the city's demolition list. For now. The empty eatery, which dates back more than a half-century, hasn't served a platter of greasy spoon cuisine since... Read more
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Daily Press
Virginia tourism chief: Fort Monroe is future assetWhen Rita McClenny looks at Fort Monroe, she sees fruit that isn't quite ripe y
Virginia tourism chief: Fort Monroe is future asset
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
When Rita McClenny looks at Fort Monroe, she sees fruit that isn't quite ripe yet. The presdient and chief executive officer of the Virginia Tourism Corp. believes the historic military property overlooking Hampton Roads harbor will some day draw... Read more
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Daily Press
Aug. 2 Letters: Voter registration forms, museums and tourismKeep it simple Re: Voter registration form They should leave the voter regist
Aug. 2 Letters: Voter registration forms, museums and tourism
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
Keep it simple Re: Voter registration form They should leave the voter registration form as is. It is not complicated. If someone cannot correctly fill it out, how would they be able to fill out a ballot? Mark Schieres Hampton Re "A needed... Read more
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Daily Press
Opinion: Be fortunate to share a home with cultural, historical treasures on PeninsulaThe Virginia Peninsula is rich in history and cultural significance. It is a pl
Opinion: Be fortunate to share a home with cultural, historical treasures on Peninsula
Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
The Virginia Peninsula is rich in history and cultural significance. It is a place that boasts centuries-old settlements, critical battlegrounds and a diverse array of museums, which together try to quench a seemingly insatiable thirst for... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
Man killed in accident in MonroevilleAn area man died Wednesday from injuries he sustained in a car accident on U.S.
Man killed in accident in Monroeville
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 29 days ago
An area man died Wednesday from injuries he sustained in a car accident on U.S. 20 in this village. Robert L. Joiner, 86, of Sandusky, was pulling out of Fort Monroe Industrial Parkway, trying to cross the eastbound lanes of U.S. 20 at the... Read more
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Daily Press
New senior-living development slated for YorkYORK — In the next 30 days, a patch of dense woods near a heavily traveled inte
New senior-living development slated for York
Daily Press / Posted a month ago
YORK — In the next 30 days, a patch of dense woods near a heavily traveled intersection in central York County will be cleared to make way for the Peninsula's newest senior-living facility. Court Rosen, vice president of strategic intitatives for... Read more
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Daily Press
4 Military band concert series fill the August calendarThe Hampton Roads region is blessed with several excellent military bands, and
4 Military band concert series fill the August calendar
Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
The Hampton Roads region is blessed with several excellent military bands, and August is a great month to hear them in outdoor settings. Pack a picnic, grab a lawn chair or blanket, and get ready for an evening of music under the stars. The best... Read more
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Daily Press
Historic Fort Monroe post office gets makeoverEmployees who balance the books are not jammed into a single bedroom anymore, a
Historic Fort Monroe post office gets makeover
Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
Employees who balance the books are not jammed into a single bedroom anymore, and the deputy director doesn't have visitors walking into his office asking where Abraham Lincoln once slept. The Fort Monroe Authority has moved into its renovated... Read more

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