Fort Norfolk from the Elizabeth River- Marine Painting by J Robert Burnell - A recent article written by Robert McCabe published in the Virginian Pilot reminded me of an original watercolor painting that we currently have on display...
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|Schooners of all shapes and sizes will be docked along Olde |
Towne Portsmouth Virginia's waterfront, Saturday, October 13, 2012.
They're schooners here, there and just about everywhere along our riverside and you won’t want to miss it. That’s right, this Saturday, October 13, 2012, the City of Portsmouth, Virginia hosts the 23rd Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race post race celebration. The world’s largest gathering of schooners will race again from Annapolis, Maryland to Portsmouth, Virginia, with nearly 40 entries in this year's race. They'll be schooners of all types and sizes docked along Portsmouth’s waterfront for you to view, with some open to the public.
You'll also want to spend the day and take in all that Olde Towne has to offer. Stroll along historic High Street and visit our exceptional antique shops, art galleries and unique specialty stores that can only be found in Olde Towne. Have a great lunch or dinner in one of our chef and family owned restaurants, sports bars and pubs...there's plenty to choose from and you'll definitely find one to your liking. Visit the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame, the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum and the Portsmouth Lightship and the newly renovated and expanded Portsmouth Children's Museum.
|Towne Square historic marker on High street.|
|Colonel Crawford leads a tour up High Street.|
|Anderson-Wright at Devonshire Square.|