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August 2019

In Search of Virginia’s Maritime Heritage

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mariners’ Museum and Park, 100 Museum Dr,
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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On Saturday, August 24, between 9 a.m. and 12 noon, DHR will introduce a series of presentations focusing on how the commonwealth’s extensive network of bays and rivers has influenced and impacted the lives and commerce of Virginia’s citizens for more than 400 years, and how the public can become involved in a statewide effort to locate and protect maritime archaeological sites. The event, “In Search of Virginia’s Maritime Heritage,” will be hosted by The Mariners’ Museum and Park in Newport News. It…

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Historical Marker Dedication in Petersburg

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1700 E. Washington St., Petersburg, 1700 E. Washington Street
Petersburg, VA United States
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The historical marker "Newmarket Racecourse" will be dedicated at 2 p.m., at the marker's location at 1700 E. Washington St., in Petersburg.

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Updated July 10, 2019