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Hampton Roads History
Stories and images from the Daily Press explore 400 years of history in Hampton Roads, the oldest permanent continuous English-speaking region in America.
Hampton Roads History
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College of William & Mary archaeologist Martin Gallivan talks about the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station dig probing for clues to the Indian village visited by John Smith. bit.ly/1IO04Gr
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Pictures from the College of William and Mary dig exploring a Kiskiak Indian site at the Naval Weapons Station, Yorktown. Story to come: bit.ly/1IGingJ -- Mark St. John Erickson
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Pictures: York River dig probes for clues to Indian village visited by John Smith
Here are some of the photos I've been looking at while writing a 90th anniversary story on the pioneering Langley wind tunnel that reshaped the modern airplane. bit.ly/1GyxSWv -- Mark St. John Erickson
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These vintage NASA photos will make you dream of the stars (18 photos)
Andromeda — Cargo example design
Pictures and video from the discovery of an early massive chimney base on the grounds of historic Bacon's Castle. Story to come: bit.ly/1eqRqGn -- Mark St. John Erickson.
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Pictures: Remembering the fabled 5th New York Zouaves, bloodied at the June 10, 1861 Battle of Big Bethel. bit.ly/1S47Dzs -- Mark St. John Erickson
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This image from photographer George Lacys Fortress Monroe portfolio shows a rare view of Hamptons riverfront skyline before the Aug. 7, 1861 fire that destroyed the town.
Replica French frigate's visit stirs memories of Lafayette's triumphant 1824 tour of Hampton Roads.
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Black History Album .... The Way We Were
Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette - Hero of Two Worlds: was a French aristocrat and military officer born in Chavaniac, in the province of Auvergne in south central France. Lafayette was a general in the American Revolutionary War and a leader of the Garde nationale during the French Revolution. In the American Revolution, Lafayette served as a major-general in the Continental Army under George Washington.
Hampton Roads swooned over Lafayette's 1824 return as a Revolutionary War icon
Three Newport News carriers stem Japanese tide in legendary June 4-7, 1942 Battle of Midway
Remembering the French naval victory that set the stage for victory at Yorktown. - Mark St. John Erickson
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Remembering the French naval victory that set the stage for victory at Yorktown -- Our Story
A belated link to last Friday's story, photo gallery and video recalling the 2-year imprisonment of Confederate President Jefferson at Fort Monroe. bit.ly/1cXVexv -- Mark St. John Erickson
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Civil War Political Cartoons - Bing Images
Pictures: Remembering the streetcars that carried the Peninsula into the modern era -- a visual preview of this weekend's story. bit.ly/1HzeUFk -- Mark St. John Erickson
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The Hampton & Old Point Railway Co.
Pictures: Captured Confederate President Jefferson Davis imprisoned at Fort Monroe -- a visual preview of a Friday story marking the 150th anniversary. bit.ly/1Gp7V06 - Mark St. John Erickson
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"Pictures: A beleaguered President Woodrow Wilson finds refuge on a Hampton golf course" shows some of images you'll see in my Sunday story on Wilson's many visits to the Peninsula. bit.ly/1RQq5MK -- Mark St. John Erickson
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Here's Saturday's story on the appointment of John V. Quarstein as chief development officer of the new USS Monitor Foundation -- minus the original typo. bit.ly/1KAKCzm -- Mark St. John Erickson
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Lusitania sinking brings sting of World War I to Hampton Roads, with more to come online and in the paper Thursday: bit.ly/1JqNezC -- Mark St. John Erickson
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EUROPEAN WAR HITS HOME: American victim of the sinking of the Lusitania, May 1915
American victims of the LUSITANIA, May 27?, 1915. Bain Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.
Thousands of log canoes once plied the Chesapeake Bay. Here's a tease for Mariners' Museum Chief Curator Lyles Forbes and his free 7 p.m. Tuesday talk at Jamestown Settlement, which is hosting a year-long exhibit: bit.ly/1R6krps -- Mark St. John Erickson
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Pictures: Forty thousands tons of trouble anchors in Hampton Roads, pushing the region perilously close to WWI: -- Mark St. John Erickson