To protect staff and visitors, the Portsmouth Museums are recommending masks for everyone ages 2 and above.
ARTICLES & ACTIVITIES
Uniforms of the United States Army Infantryman
From the Civil War to the Gulf
Take a visual journey through time to see how the average American Soldier was outfitted from the Civil War through the Gulf, with special glimpses at artifacts in our Collection not on public display.
Divine Wind and Tortured Metal
The Kamikaze Attack on USS Sangamon
By Ross Patterson II, Assistant Curator, Portsmouth Museums
The Hiker Monument
The story of the Hiker statue on Crawford Parkway and North Street.
By Diane Cripps, Curator of History, Portsmouth Museums
Published April 2020
Learn about Portsmouth’s waterfront buildings and the country’s oldest naval hospital.
Published July 2020
KAYAK AND SUP RACE
From High Street Landing to the Hammerhead Crane
on the Elizabeth River
September 10th, 2022
9:30 a.m – 4:30 p.m.
Live Music featuring Soul Intent • Kids Activities • Living History • Food and Beverage
(including a Signature Punch)
PROCEEDS BENEFIT FRIENDS OF THE NAVAL SHIPYARD MUSEUM