ONLINE LEARNING

Online Learning

Talking About Race

National Museum of African American History & Culture provides tools and guidance to inspire conversation.

Remarkable Portsmouth

Learn about Portsmouth’s waterfront buildings and the country’s oldest naval hospital.

Meet the Crew

Get a glimpse into the life of the LIghtship Crew By Diane Cripps, Curator of History, Portsmouth Museums.

Virtual Tour

“Walk” through history by taking an interactive virtual tour of the Lightship PORTSMOUTH.

Raise the Squalus

The Loss, Rescue, and Resurrection of a Submarine
By Ross Patterson II, Assistant Curator, Portsmouth Museums

Speed Before Safety

The Tragedy of the USS Saturn
By Ross Patterson II, Assistant Curator, Portsmouth Museums

A Balloon Oddity

The Story of the USS Wright in 1922
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

Divine Wind and Tortured Metal

The Kamikaze Attack on USS Sangamon
By Ross Patterson II, Assistant Curator, Portsmouth Museums

“A Native of this Place”

The Richard Dale Monument, Portsmouth, Virginia
By Diane Cripps, Curator of History, Portsmouth Museums

LV-101’s Most Famous Crewman

Seaman Ervin Maske and the Wreck of the Pendleton
By Ross Patterson II, Assistant Curator, Portsmouth Museums