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Curator’s Talk

Let our curators come to you! We can provide a variety of curator talks for adult groups such as Kiwanis or church groups and discuss the Portsmouth Museum’s history, architecture within the city, or the history of the shipyard and the museum. Please call (757)393-8591 to speak to a curator.

Friends Lecture Series 2018

Portsmouth & World War I

November 15, 2018, 4:00 p.m.
Coleman Room, Churchland Branch of the Portsmouth Public Library
4934 High Street, Portsmouth, VA 23703

Diane Cripps, Curator of History, Portsmouth Museums The First World War spurred growth that still shapes Portsmouth today, in its neighborhoods and shipyard. There were war-related events that were unique to Portsmouth and local efforts to support the war that had direct effects overseas. Come see period images of monumental shipyard construction projects, hear about Portsmouth’s wartime expansion, and view a few antique artifacts from the collection of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum that illustrate the war’s effects here at home. Please call 757-393-8591 for more information. Admission is free.

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