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  • City Guide: Newport News

    Newport News is a maritime city steeped in history, dating back to the early 1600s, when it was first settled. Legend has it that it was named after explorer Capt. Christopher Newport, who sometime about 1610 sailed on the James River to return to the...
  • Never forget: History museums

    From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history. HISTORY MUSEUMS 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....
  • Museum could house naval collection at Monroe

    The Museum of the Confederacy is considering a presence at Fort Monroe in Hampton where it could showcase its collection of naval artifacts. The Richmond-based museum has an expansion plan underway which would see three satellite locations being set up....
  • Rescued USS Monitor steam engine returns to Civil War appearance

    Rescued USS Monitor steam engine returns to Civil War appearance
    When Navy divers and NOAA archaeologists recovered the USS Monitor steam engine from the Atlantic in 2001, the pioneering Civil War propulsion unit was enshrouded in a thick layer of marine concretion. Sand, mud and corrosion combined with minerals in...