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About the Society

Preserving Norfolk's Past

The Norfolk Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history of Norfolk, Virginia. Chartered in 1682, Norfolk is one of the oldest communities in the United States and one of the country's most important port cities.

The Norfolk Historical Society sponsors a variety of educational and preservation projects. Membership is open to all who are interested in Norfolk's history. Members receive an annual subscription to the Courier, the Norfolk Historical Society's newsletter. They also receive advance notice and free or reduced admission to a variety of events and lectures sponsored by the society.

For more information, please contact:

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

(757) 640-1720

or e-mail

The Norfolk Historical Society is certified as a tax-exempt, public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and gifts are tax-deductible.


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