Armed Forces Memorial. Town Point Park Norfolk, VA 23510. CATEGORY: Public Art. The Armed Forces Memorial is a 160-foot monument with 20 bronze cast letters scattered across the base of a flagpole. The bronze pieces are actual letters written to loved ones by members of the Armed Forces who never returned from war.
Children’s Museum of Virginia, Portsmouth 221 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia 23704 Phone: 757-393-5258 © 2018 City of Portsmouth, Virginia The Children’s Museum of Virginia is a place where families and caregivers with children ages 1-11 are encouraged to imagine, explore, and discover together through play.
Ocean View Beach Park hosts summer concerts and dances. Visit the Ocean View Facebook page to learn more. Public Beach Access Locations: All 7.3 miles of Norfolk’s beach is open to the public. You’ll find public walkways every few blocks, including in the East Beach area.
The Elizabeth River is a 6-mile-long (10 km) tidal estuary forming an arm of Hampton Roads harbor at the southern end of Chesapeake Bay in southeast Virginia in the United States. It is located along the southern side of the mouth of the James River, between the cities of Portsmouth and Norfolk.
Address: 1400 Elizabeth River Way, Chesapeake, VA 23324 The newly renovated Elizabeth River Park opened in 2015! The Elizabeth River Park, located on the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River, has one of the most active boat ramps in the Hampton Roads area.
Elizabeth River Trail. Norfolk, VA 23510. visit website. CATEGORY: Parks & Trails. The nine-mile Elizabeth River Trail, which runs from Norfolk State University following the Elizabeth River northward to Terminal Boulevard, began with an abandoned railroad spur being transformed into a walking and bicycle trail.
In 1862 the fort was recaptured by the Union Army and used as a prison. Later it was an ordnance depot for the Navy. In 1923 the fort was occupied by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which still owns Fort Norfolk. The fort is located in the Ghent section of Norfolk at 801 Front Street.
Partnership and collaboration of the City of Norfolk, Elizabeth River Project, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and Virginia Zoo. Location Lafayette Park, located in the 3500 Block of Granby Street with entrances at Broadway (also entrance for the Virginia Zoo) and Lavallette Avenue.
Lakewood Park is 40.58 acres in size. Restrooms Open. April 1 - May 31 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. June 1 - September 30 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. October 1 - November 30 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Reservations Lakewood Park offers three picnic shelters for public rental. All shelters have a capacity of 100 each. Each shelter also includes one grill.
The MacArthur Memorial is a museum and research center dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the life of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. The Memorial also pays tribute to the millions of men and women who served with General MacArthur in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War.
The Moses Myers House Linked above is a beautifully done, 26-minute video look at the Moses Myers House produced by C-SPAN 3 for their show American Artifacts. The star of the show, aside from the magnificent old home, is Senior Gallery Host Karen Dutton, shown above.
The Norfolk Botanical Garden opened in 1938, when the city of Norfolk set aside 75 acres (300,000 m 2) of high, wooded ground plus 75 acres (300,000 m 2) of reservoir for a city garden. In 1938, under a Works Progress Administration (WPA) grant, 200 African-American women and 20 men cleared the site.
The Willoughby-Baylor House is a two-story brick townhouse built in 1794 by Captain William Willoughby, a descendent of one of Norfolk's founding families. After falling into disrepair, it was saved from demolition and opened as a house museum in 1970. For a complete look at the history of the Willoughby-Baylor House, click here.
Norfolk Police and Norfolk Crime Line Partner with Anderson Software to Counter Crime and Build a Stronger Community The Norfolk Crime Line will now be accepting tips by way of the new free P3 Tips mobile app available on the iOS and Android platforms.
email@example.com Kathy O'Brien Assistant Director Phone 508-520-1315 Fax Must Call First to Obtain Address Town Hall One Liberty Lane Norfolk, MA 02056 Hours Core hours are 8:30 AM — 3 PM Monday thru Thursday We are also here other times including Fridays when the Town Hall is closed.
Skate Park The Northside Skate Park is located within Northside Park. The skate park is a skate at your own risk park. Visit the skate park page for additional information. Northside Pool The Northside Skate Park is located within Northside Park. For courses, pool use and reservations, visit the Northside Pool page.
The museum is at the end of the first city block, inside the NS Tower on the left. From the West and South: US-58 East toward Norfolk; Merge onto I-664 South; Merge onto I-264 East via Exit 15A, on the left, toward Portsmouth/Norfolk; Take Exit 9 on the left toward Waterside Dr. Turn right onto St. Paul's Blvd; Turn left onto East Main St.
In 1970 the U.S. Custom House in Norfolk was listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Architecture. The Owen B. Pickett U.S. Custom House is one of the last examples of a federal building using the Roman temple form. Monumental in scale, the rectangular block stands three stories in height.
400 High Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704 · 757-393-8543 Mailing Address: 521 Middle Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704 The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, housed in the 1846 Courthouse, is devoted to offering quality educational, cultural and aesthetic experiences in the arts through rotating visual art exhibits, lectures, classes and performances.
Directly opposite Norfolk, the city of Portsmouth also has miles of waterfront land on the Elizabeth River as part of the harbor of Hampton Roads. There is a ferry boat that takes riders back and forth across the water between Downtown Norfolk and Olde Towne Portsmouth.
The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS), often called the Portsmouth Navy Yard, is a United States Navy shipyard located in Kittery on the southern boundary of Maine near the city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. PNS is tasked with the overhaul, repair, and modernization of US Navy submarines.
Welcome to the Railroad Museum of Virginia Our Mission The mission of the Railroad Museum of Virginia, located at Court Street and Wythe Street, next to Olde Towne Portsmouth and the Path of History, is to collect and make available to the public for viewing, the exhibits and artifacts from the history of railroads and their people as a very important part of Virginia and America's history.
Before coming to Sacred Heart, Amy was the Youth Minister at Holy Family Catholic Church in Virginia Beach for 5 years. When she is not at Sacred Heart, Amy is at home with her husband, Terry, and 2 teenage children. Amy and Terry have lived in Norfolk since 1993 and call it home.
Town Point Park Rental Process As the premiere waterfront venue of Norfolk, the City strives to ensure Town Point Park events are of the highest caliber. Therefore, the application and vetting process is thorough and highly competitive. Those interested in hosting an event must be able to demonstrate a history of successful large scale event production in a similar venue. Additionally, the event concept must be a unique addition to the annual programming in Town Point Park.
United States Lightship 101, known as Portsmouth, was first stationed at Cape Charles, Virginia. Today she is at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum in Portsmouth, Virginia. Portsmouth never had a lightship station, however when the vessel was dry docked there as a museum, she took on the pseudo-name, Portsmouth.
Norfolk’s Revitalized Waterfront. Norfolk’s premier dining and entertainment district is a central place where you can hang out, dine and relax with your whole family. Waterside District features the best of national, regional and local restaurants and offers live music, festivals and more.
Serving E1 to E9 and located off 4th View Street and I-64, Willoughby Bay is one of three communities that make up the Willoughby-Whitehurst District. The ideal location of this community affords great views of the bay and easy access to the Ocean View Beach Park and Naval Station Norfolk.