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Daily Press
Notes and notables: Nat Turner, African Arrival Day, Donk's Theater, military exchange programProclamation in the South happened under an oak tree that still stands on the g
Notes and notables: Nat Turner, African Arrival Day, Donk's Theater, military exchange program
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Proclamation in the South happened under an oak tree that still stands on the grounds of Hampton University. And Fort Monroe was the site of the visionary "contraband" decision, which effectively used the Confederacy's philosophy of... Read more
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Daily Press
Virginia Craft Beer Month: Our thoughtsthe recent brewery additions to the region. This meant multiple... The wait is
Virginia Craft Beer Month: Our thoughts
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
the recent brewery additions to the region. This meant multiple... The wait is soon over. The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery at Fort Monroe is brewing beer and plans to open Sept. 3. "We're excited," said owner-operator Russel Tinsley. "It's kind of... Read more
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Daily Press
Leftover Army furniture sale at Fort Monroe draws government buyers from across the stateWednesday in a bid to get their hands on bargain-priced office furniture the U.
Leftover Army furniture sale at Fort Monroe draws government buyers from across the state
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday in a bid to get their hands on bargain-priced office furniture the U.S. Army left sitting in buildings throughout Fort Monroe when the post was deactivated nearly five years ago. When the Army left, the federal government transferred the... Read more
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Daily Press
Military families to share stories of lossCommunity members and dignitaries gathered together to celebrate African Arriva
Military families to share stories of loss
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Community members and dignitaries gathered together to celebrate African Arrival Day in Fort Monroe in Hampton. The celebration recognizes the August 1619 landing of a Dutch ship carrying "20 and odd" Africans who were traded for provisions and... Read more
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Daily Press
25 things to do around the Peninsula before summer endsof the river in about 20 minutes — and it's free. 15. Take walking tour of the
25 things to do around the Peninsula before summer ends
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
of the river in about 20 minutes — and it's free. 15. Take walking tour of the historic sites and along the seawall at Fort Monroe. After exploring the fort and its free Casemate Museum, take a dip in Mill Creek or at Outlook Beach. 16. Grab a... Read more
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Daily Press
Officials, residents mark the significance of African Arrival Day at Fort Monroeresounding across the Chesapeake Bay, Gov. Terry McAuliffe formally commemorate
Officials, residents mark the significance of African Arrival Day at Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
resounding across the Chesapeake Bay, Gov. Terry McAuliffe formally commemorated African Arrival Day Saturday afternoon at Fort Monroe. The moment was one in a weekend full of events in Hampton to pay tribute to the first Africans who were brought... Read more
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Daily Press
African Arrival Day at Fort MonroeCommunity members and local dignitaries gathered together to celebrate African
African Arrival Day at Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Community members and local dignitaries gathered together to celebrate African Arrival Day on Fort Monroe in Hampton. The celebration recognizes the August 1619 landing of a Dutch ship carrying "20 and odd" Africans who were traded for provisions and... Read more
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Daily Press
African Arrival Day at Fort MonroeCommunity members and dignitaries gathered together to celebrate African Arriva
African Arrival Day at Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Community members and dignitaries gathered together to celebrate African Arrival Day in Fort Monroe in Hampton. The celebration recognizes the August 1619 landing of a Dutch ship carrying "20 and odd" Africans who were traded for provisions and... Read more
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Daily Press
Fort Monroe board considers potential waterfront park, and helping people find their way aboutHAMPTON — The Fort Monroe Authority Board of Trustees seemed to like the look o
Fort Monroe board considers potential waterfront park, and helping people find their way about
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
HAMPTON — The Fort Monroe Authority Board of Trustees seemed to like the look of a proposed series of waterfront parks at the historic fort Thursday — but whether those will become a reality any time soon is unclear. Landscape architect Billy Almond... Read more
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Daily Press
African Arrival Day events planned for weekenddedicate a space in the museum to the arrival of the first Africans to the Unit
African Arrival Day events planned for weekend
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
dedicate a space in the museum to the arrival of the first Africans to the United States at Old Point Comfort, what is now Fort Monroe. So he went to the museum's director, Luci Talbot Cochran, with an idea of dedicating a space to the story. He... Read more
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Daily Press
Hilton Tavern revamping under new ownershipBull Island making way in Hampton The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery has announced i
Hilton Tavern revamping under new ownership
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
Bull Island making way in Hampton The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery has announced its grand opening. The Fort Monroe-based brewery is scheduled to open Sept. 3 at its 4,700 square foot location. Six beers will be on tap for the... Read more
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Daily Press
Facebook feedback Aug. 16: La. rescue, Power outage, Craft brewery opening, Colonial gamesButts: What a way to start off a hot day. Craft brewery Oozlefinch opening in
Facebook feedback Aug. 16: La. rescue, Power outage, Craft brewery opening, Colonial games
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
Butts: What a way to start off a hot day. Craft brewery Oozlefinch opening in September The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery at Fort Monroe is brewing beer and plans to open Sept. 3. The craft brewery plans to have a half-dozen beers on tap in its... Read more
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Daily Press
Fort Monroe craft brewery Oozlefinch opening in SeptemberThe wait is soon over. The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery at Fort Monroe is brewing b
Fort Monroe craft brewery Oozlefinch opening in September
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
The wait is soon over. The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery at Fort Monroe is brewing beer and plans to open Sept. 3. "We're excited," said owner-operator Russel Tinsley. "It's kind of surreal right now." The craft brewery plans to have a half-dozen beers... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
EVP Beach Volleyball World Championships come to Hampton RoadsFORT MONROE, Va. – It’s the largest beach volleyball tour in the country and th
EVP Beach Volleyball World Championships come to Hampton Roads
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 days ago
FORT MONROE, Va. – It’s the largest beach volleyball tour in the country and the final countdown is here in Hampton Roads. The tours primary goal is to engage families and fans with fun beach volleyball events. The league has over 5,000 athletes... Read more
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Daily Press
The night they burned old Hampton downthe imaginations of both North and South that President Abraham Lincoln -- like
The night they burned old Hampton down
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
the imaginations of both North and South that President Abraham Lincoln -- like thousands of Union troops passing through Fort Monroe during the war --toured the site during a trip to Old Point Comfort in May 1862. What he saw articulated like... Read more
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York Daily Record
Fine new regimental history of the 1st Delaware Volunteersregiment and on to its eventual mustering out on July 12, 1865, as Veteran Volu
Fine new regimental history of the 1st Delaware Volunteers
York Daily Record / Posted 21 days ago
regiment and on to its eventual mustering out on July 12, 1865, as Veteran Volunteers. After serving on guard duty at Fort Monroe and Camp Harrison in Virginia, the 1st Delaware participated in the occupation of Norfolk, helping secure the... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton Cup Regatta gears up for 91st race this weekendThe Hampton Cup Regatta, which touts itself as the oldest continuously running
Hampton Cup Regatta gears up for 91st race this weekend
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
The Hampton Cup Regatta, which touts itself as the oldest continuously running motorsports event in America, returns to Fort Monroe on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free and the Mercury Boulevard bridge, (which the race's website states is... Read more
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Daily Press
Notes and notableson the Peninsula cherish our pivotal role in American history — from Jamestown
Notes and notables
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
on the Peninsula cherish our pivotal role in American history — from Jamestown to Yorktown, from Point Comfort to Fort Monroe to the Emancipation Oak. And it is fascinating how that history keeps revealing itself to us, even after the... Read more
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Daily Press
Boat races, Lyle Lovett concert and beer festivals | Top 10 things to do this weekendNorth America, hosts its 91st annual event from noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Boat races, Lyle Lovett concert and beer festivals | Top 10 things to do this weekend
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
North America, hosts its 91st annual event from noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Mill Creek, located at the entrance of Fort Monroe from the East Mercury Boulevard Bridge. Event is free and features food and beverage vendors, souvenir programs,... Read more
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Daily Press
Maier has strong showings at national bowling tournaments Community notebookCreek in Hampton. Racing is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sund
Maier has strong showings at national bowling tournaments Community notebook
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
Creek in Hampton. Racing is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There is no admission. Mill Creek is located at the entrance to Fort Monroe from the East Mercury Boulevard Bridge. For more information, visit hamptoncupregatta.... Read more
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Daily Press
Air Force jazz ensemble kicks off Yorktown military band concert serieswork." The jazz ensemble also has free shows on Wednesday at Merchants Square
Air Force jazz ensemble kicks off Yorktown military band concert series
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
work." The jazz ensemble also has free shows on Wednesday at Merchants Square in Colonial Williamsburg, and Thursday at Fort Monroe. All part of a busy schedule as one of several different ensembles that falls under the Rhythm and Heritage... Read more
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Daily Press
Three Peninsula artifacts make list of top 10 endangered piecesMariners' Museum after 140 years in the Atlantic. The third artifact is a late
Three Peninsula artifacts make list of top 10 endangered pieces
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
Mariners' Museum after 140 years in the Atlantic. The third artifact is a late-1800s Army bugle recovered from the moat at Fort Monroe in 1978 — and now needing conservation after nearly a century in the salt-filled mud and tidal water at Old Point... Read more

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