Its threads run through the Civil War, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, the Great Migration, the struggle for civil rights, and the crippling legacy of slavery that still plagues the nation today. Here at , we put our strength, faith and vigor into doing our best. The slideshow also includes photos of a life-size bronze statue of Lt. In 1725, Colonel William Crawford formally established the town, which was named after the city in England. In the middle of September, Portsmouth hosts the annual at the Portsmouth Pavilion.
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We like to welcome all new additions to our family. In microcosm, it is the story of Virginia and the South. The outdoor events include vendors offering candied and caramel apples, hot cider and hot chocolate along with other traditional seasonal treats. More than one dozen wineries and breweries attend the event in order to provide guests with an unlimited number of products samplings. Call 757 485-1212 today to get started. Court Street Company is a rock band from Portsmouth, Virginia. Our proven business model provides financial security for entrepreneurs from coast to coast.
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The festivities include performances of traditional African drumming and dance along with concerts provided by popular musicians and vocalists. The opening reception will be held on Feb. There are also barbershop quartets and orchestral performances. Every calendar is full of coupons from popular local merchants, so you can save money while supporting small businesses right in your hometown. Shop for estate furniture, architectural salvage, china, silverware, art, sports gear, musical instruments, books and ephemera, hand-made crafts and toys, as well as decorative accessories and one-of-a-kind items. Dozens of artists and crafters attend the event. From museums, festivals, historic points of interest, breathtaking architecture, and more, Portsmouth has a lot to take in.