“Flags of War” at the Virginia War Museum

This unique temporary exhibit will display the flags of all of Virginia’s units that served overseas in the great war, to include units of the 29th, 42nd, 80th Divisions and African American units as well. On Nov 11th the Museum will conduct a unique living history event with members of the Great War Association in conjunction with the opening of the temporary exhibit.

Historic Hilton Village Fall Architectural Walking Tours

Walk the streets of Historic Hilton Village and learn more about the architecture and history of these homes on our Architectural Walking Tour.

September 22, Saturday – 10 am, 11 am & 1 pm

Sunday – 12 noon, 1 pm & 2 pm

Tours begin & end at the Hilton Village Woman’s Club

Reservations are required. Call Melissa Sale at 757-599-1960

Mariners’ Museum WWI Exhibit: Answering America’s Call

The Mariners’ Museum will be opening the special WWI exhibit, Answering America’s Call on May 19, 2018. The exhibit will run through December 31st, 2018. Check back here or visit http://www.marinersmuseum.org/ in 2018 for more information.

Historic Hilton Village Spring Architectural Walking Tour

Walk the streets of Historic Hilton Village and learn more about the architecture and history of these homes on our Architectural Walking Tour. Our tours will be guided by one of our 6 Hilton Village resident architects. 50 minute tours will be given on Saturday, April 21 from 10-4 and on Sunday, April 2 from 1-4. Tours are free, but spaces are limited to a first call basis. Contact Melissa Sale at (757) 599-1960 to book your place on a tour. Tours will meet at 301 Ferguson Avenue.

“Newport News Port of Embarkation in WWI” at Virginia War Museum

This exhibit in conjunction with our regular Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation exhibit looks at Newport News as a port of Embarkation during the war utilizing one-of-a-kind maps of Newport News and photographs from the Museum archives, this is the perfect place to orient yourself for a tour of WWI Newport News.

John Quarstein Book Signing for Hilton Village: America’s First Public Planned Community

Join us for a book signing with historian, preservationist, and author, John Quarstein, as he introduces his new book, Hilton Village: America’s First Public Planned Community. Quarstein writes about the roots of our beloved neighborhood, starting with its history as the first public housing project aimed at providing housing for shipyard workers during World War I. Come to the Hilton Village Women’s Club, purchase a book, meet the author, and get it signed!

John Quarstein Book Signing for Hilton Village: America’s First Public Planned Community

Join us for a book signing with historian, preservationist, and author, John Quarstein, as he introduces his new book, Hilton Village: America’s First Public Planned Community. Quarstein writes about the roots of our beloved neighborhood, starting with its history as the first public housing project aimed at providing housing for shipyard workers during World War I. The signing will begin with a brief talk by Quarstein at 10 a.m. followed by time for people to purchase the book and have it signed by the author.