Norfolk Historical Society 

Strengthening Norfolk's future by preserving its past.

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Saturday, February 06, 2016 2:00 PM • Peggy McPhillips
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Upcoming events

Saturday, June 04, 2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Norfolk Department of Public Health - 830 Southampton Ave.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 7:00 PM (EDT) • MacArthur Memorial Visitor Center Theatre
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 7:00 PM (EDT) • MacArthur Memorial Visitor Center Theater, 198 Bank St., Norfolk VA 23510
Saturday, July 23, 2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • MacArthur Memorial

Our Vision

The Norfolk Historical Society is a community-supported organization that provides broad opportunities to learn about and participate in the rich and diverse history of the Norfolk, Virginia area.

Our Mission 

The Norfolk Historical Society, both by itself and in partnership with other organizations, shall actively promote the collection, interpretation, and preservation of  Norfolk, Virginia area history through educational programs, preservation support, community awareness, and advocacy.


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Address: P.O. Box 6367, Norfolk, VA  23508-0367

Phone: (757) 640-1720


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