Welcome To The Norfolk Historical Society

Committed to preserving the diverse history of the Norfolk, Virginia area.

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Louis Guy

Lecture Series


May 12th
7:00pm on ZOOM


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Tucker-Guy Scholastic Award Winners Announced!

Norfolk Historical Society’s Tucker-Guy Scholastic Award preserves the legacy of George Tucker and Louis Guy by supporting a new generation of historians. It is awarded annually to an undergraduate history major at each of Norfolk’s three universities – Norfolk State, Old Dominion and Virginia Wesleyan. 


Strengthening Norfolk's future by preserving its past.

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  • Learn about our rich history of our city and our region.

  • Support and participate in the preservation of our shared history.


Upcoming Events

We are pleased to announce that the Guy Tucker lecture series has been resumed as a virtual event. 

Zoom webinars are held on the first Wednesday of each month. See above to register.


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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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We welcome you to contact us!  The Norfolk Historical Society maintains space at Historic Fort Norfolk (c. 1810).  We are also available via mail, e-mail, and social media.


Fort Norfolk
810 Front Street
Norfolk, VA 23508


Norfolk Historical Society
P.O. Box 6367
Norfolk, Virginia 23508-0367

(757) 754-2004


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