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African Arrival Day lands again at Fort MonroeCalvin Pearson and the Project 1619 organization will host an African Arrival D
Daily Press / Posted 13 hours ago
Calvin Pearson and the Project 1619 organization will host an African Arrival Day event Saturday at Fort Monroe to mark the landing of Africans at Old Point Comfort nearly 400 years ago. Ten years ago, Pearson, the project’s founder, launched the... Read more
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African Arrival Day at Fort MonroeCommunity members and dignitaries gathered together to celebrate African Arriva
Daily Press / Posted 13 hours 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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Peninsula-area breweries celebrate Virginia Craft Beer Month with creative beer releasesa Sour Blueberry Honey Saison, the latter two will be on tap until they are gon
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
a Sour Blueberry Honey Saison, the latter two will be on tap until they are gone. Oozlefinch, located at 81 Patch Road on Fort Monroe, will host a customer appreciation day Aug. 27. Customers can wear any gear (hats, shirts, etc.) from any... Read more
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Picture: Civil War Fort Monroe becomes crucial launching pad for Union attacks on the Southern coastIn addition to commanding Hampton Roads and the Peninsula land corridor to Rich
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
In addition to commanding Hampton Roads and the Peninsula land corridor to Richmond, Fort Monroe boasted a deep-water anchorage and wharves that made it a crucial springboard for a series of successful amphibious expeditions to the Southern coast.... Read more
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Civil War spawns huge Hampton hospitalbeen more humbled by the reality of war than the Army of the Potomac during its
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
been more humbled by the reality of war than the Army of the Potomac during its summer 1862 march up the Peninsula from Fort Monroe to Richmond. When its blue-clad legions landed at Old Point Comfort in March, it was the largest army the... Read more
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Craft beer label designs: the concepts and processin-house canning. Owner of the Oozlefinch Craft Brewery Russel Tinsley bought
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
in-house canning. Owner of the Oozlefinch Craft Brewery Russel Tinsley bought the rights to a yellow, hand-drawn map of Fort Monroe from the Fort Monroe Authority. The map is used as the brewery’s label on its crowlers — 32-ounce cans used for... Read more
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Slapnation going strong for 40 yearsNewport News. Aug. 23: 6-9 p.m. at the Port Warwick Concert Series. 191 Walt W
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Newport News. Aug. 23: 6-9 p.m. at the Port Warwick Concert Series. 191 Walt Whitman Avenue, Newport News. Free. Sept. 1: 6:30-10:30 p.m. at Paradise Ocean Club. 490 Fenwick Road, Fort Monroe. Joseph can be reached by phone at 75... Read more
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Business videosCommission has given the thumbs up to a series of new zoning types and rezoning
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
Commission has given the thumbs up to a series of new zoning types and rezoning measures to dictate how land can be used at Fort Monroe — but not without dissent over uses for the controversial Wherry Quarter. The provisions would create four... Read more
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Newport News' Circa 1918 debuts food truckevents, including a wedding and a Peninsula Pilots game. It made its public de
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
events, including a wedding and a Peninsula Pilots game. It made its public debut at The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery on Fort Monroe, and Martin hopes to create a partnership with local craft breweries and make regular stops. “I like the idea of... Read more
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Q&A with Fort Monroe executive director Glenn OderOn a typical weekday, Glenn Oder can be spotted picking up trash, checking on f
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
On a typical weekday, Glenn Oder can be spotted picking up trash, checking on flowers or chatting with a Fort Monroe resident. And that’s just on the way to work. Oder became executive director of the Fort Monroe Authority on Sept. 1, 2011, two... Read more
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Beginners guide to craft beer, Hampton Roads styleme, was just 22 when he first began drinking craft beer. Donovan is now the bre
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
me, was just 22 when he first began drinking craft beer. Donovan is now the brewmaster at The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery on Fort Monroe. He said he started visiting breweries after college to acquire a taste for craft beer and expand his palate.... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Charleston historian wants to observe the start of slaverytime to acknowledge the onset of slavery here would be in 2070, he said. In Vi
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
time to acknowledge the onset of slavery here would be in 2070, he said. In Virginia, events are planned centering on Fort Monroe, the site of Point Comfort, where Jamestowne would take root. They are part of a larger American Evolution... Read more
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Notes and notables: Free beach access, state's opioid epidemic, annual sales tax holidaywith the Hampton Streetcar 390 Project, aiming to restore the city's last funct
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
with the Hampton Streetcar 390 Project, aiming to restore the city's last functioning streetcar (which is currently on display at Fort Monroe). This streetcar is a lovely and quaint piece of our region's history, and it shouldn't be... Read more
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DP List: Late-summer concert series in the Peninsula-areaJazz Ensemble Aug. 30: United States Air Force Heritage Brass Ensemble Shows
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Jazz Ensemble Aug. 30: United States Air Force Heritage Brass Ensemble Shows are 7 p.m. Thursdays at Continental Park on Fort Monroe. Info: fmaauthority.com. Aug. 10: Chisman Creek Band Aug. 17: USAF Heritage of America Concert Band Aug. 24:... Read more
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Inches to spare as last Hampton streetcar moves into Fort Monroe for restorationAfter 71 years of sitting still, Hampton's last remaining streetcar moved into
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
After 71 years of sitting still, Hampton's last remaining streetcar moved into its restoration space at Fort Monroe with only a few inches to spare. It slowly moved off a flatbed Wednesday along specially placed streetcar tracks into a makeshift... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Hampton streetcar returns home after 71 yearsseven decades away. The Hampton History Museum will host a welcome home ceremo
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 17 days ago
seven decades away. The Hampton History Museum will host a welcome home ceremony Wednesday at 10 a.m. at 47 Patch Rd. on Fort Monroe. The streetcar 390 was built by the J.G. Brill Company of Philadelphia in 1917 and was delivered to Hampton in... Read more
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Segway tours coming to Fort Monroewith her husband, Randy Pryor. Patriot Tours is operating from the historic fi
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
with her husband, Randy Pryor. Patriot Tours is operating from the historic fire station property at 1 Ruckman Road on Fort Monroe and is planning a kickoff celebration there at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The business is offering one- and two-hour guided... Read more
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Giant WWI port of embarkation transformed Hampton Roads5,000. Then there was the Army's answer to the brutal artillery war in the tre
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
5,000. Then there was the Army's answer to the brutal artillery war in the trenches overseas, which filled its school at Fort Monroe to overflowing before prompting the creation of a giant new training base at Camp Eustis and the quick expansion... Read more
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Peninsula brewers discuss beer businessHampton facility from 1999-2001 before operating out of its current facility in
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
Hampton facility from 1999-2001 before operating out of its current facility in 2001. Oozlefinch waited years to open at Fort Monroe. Meanwhile, the three Williamsburg-area breweries are not too worried about the economic struggles of Colonial... Read more
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Historic streetcar will undergo restoration at Fort Monroe390 will return to the region next week. The streetcar will be transported fro
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
390 will return to the region next week. The streetcar will be transported from the Baltimore Streetcar Museum to Fort Monroe, where it will undergo restoration. The streetcar's arrival is the culmination of about three years of... Read more
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Large tilefish tabbed as new state recordis happening at some of our local fishing spots: James River: Wilcox Bait and
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
is happening at some of our local fishing spots: James River: Wilcox Bait and Tackle says puppy drum are being caught near Fort Monroe. Spot and croaker are being caught in good numbers. Flounder catches are good with many being small but some over... Read more
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Daily Press
Telling our story in stoneto read and write, in violation of the law at that time. During the Civil War,
Daily Press / Posted a month ago
to read and write, in violation of the law at that time. During the Civil War, when escaped slaves poured into Fort Monroe seeking protection under Maj. Gen. Benjamin Butler's "contraband" policies, it was Ms. Peake who began teaching... Read more
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Young Hampton chef hopes to encourage fellow entrepreneursp.m. More info: 757-243-8307. Hampton YMCA Lunch: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Snack:
Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
p.m. More info: 757-243-8307. Hampton YMCA Lunch: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Snack: 2:30-3 p.m. More info: 757-722-9044. Fort Monroe YMCA Lunch: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Snack: 2:30-3 p.m. Serving until Sept. 1. More info: 757-690-7403. Feds Feed... Read more
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Town Mountain to play at Oozlefinch Bluegrass Festival SundayEntry to the brewery will not be permitted without a festival ticket. Where: O
Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
Entry to the brewery will not be permitted without a festival ticket. Where: Oozlefinch Craft Brewery, 81 Patch Road, Fort Monroe. Cost: $20 in advance and $25 Sunday. Tickets can be purchased at The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery, The Deadrise and... Read more
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Top 10 | Shark day, air show and storytelling this weekendDeadrise Enjoy the sounds of bluegrass music while enjoying beer and food at T
Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
Deadrise Enjoy the sounds of bluegrass music while enjoying beer and food at The Oozlefinch Craft Brewery (81 Patch Road, Fort Monroe) from 2-8 p.m. Sunday. Performers include Brackish Water Jamboree, Town Mountain, Spare Time and Rob Van de Riet.... Read more

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