Norfolk & Portsmouth, VA Photos

The cities of Norfolk & Portsmouth sit on opposite banks of the Elizabeth River which runs into the James River & Chesapeake Bay. The system of waterways is home to one of the largest of U.S. Naval bases. The two towns host several heritage buildings, the Douglas MacArthur Memorial, Nauticus and its naval museums, plus the Chrysler Museum and its branch heritage house museums.

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Norfolk, VA Architecture 150 West Main St. & World Trade Center. Norfolk, VA TowneBank Building & U.S. Customhouse beyond twisted metal sculpture. Norfolk, VA Dominion Enterprises Building above heritage row on Granby St. Norfolk, VA
Moses Myers House Museum, Norfolk Entrance of Moses Myers House museum branch of Chrysler Museum. Norfolk, VA Second empire style chair at Moses Myers House museum. Norfolk, VA Desserts in dining room of Moses Myers House museum. Norfolk, VA
Willoughby-Baylor House, Norfolk Willoughby-Baylor House built by Captain William Willoughby is now Norfolk History Museum. Norfolk, VA Painting of Bombardment of Forts Hatteras by U.S. Fleet at Norfolk History Museum. Norfolk, VA Punch cigar store figure of painted wood at Norfolk History Museum. Norfolk, VA
James W. Hunter House, Norfolk James Wilson Hunter House museum. Norfolk, VA Stairwell with fireplace of Hunter House museum. Norfolk, VA Carved pelican arms of chair in Hunter House museum. Norfolk, VA
Douglas MacArthur Memorial, Norfolk Douglas MacArthur Memorial in former Norfolk court house & city hall. Norfolk, VA Statue of Douglas MacArthur in front of his Memorial. Norfolk, VA MacArthur for President buttons at Douglas MacArthur Memorial. Norfolk, VA
Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Chrysler Museum of Art with Torch Bearers sculpture. Norfolk, VA Art Nouveau side chair by Louis Hestaux at Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk, VA Portrait of Mrs. Robert Young Hayne by Samuel F.B. Morse at Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk, VA
Chrysler Museum Glass Collection, Norfolk Wheeling Peachblow pitcher by Hobbs, Brockunier & Co. of Wheeling, WV at Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk, VA Chameleon Vide Poche by Henri Bergé made by Amalric Walter of Nancy, France at Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk, VA Lalique wave fish at Chrysler Museum of Art. Norfolk, VA
Hermitage, Norfolk Hermitage Foundation Museum in Tudor home. Norfolk, VA
Norfolk Mermaids Town Point Park Mermaid Karen by Mark Leichliter. Norfolk, VA Mei Madeline street art mermaid by Chris Alexander. Norfolk, VA Flower Garden street art mermaid by Mike Irving. Norfolk, VA
Nauticus National Maritime Center, Norfolk Bridge of Battleship Wisconsin & Nauticus. Norfolk, VA Morey eel at Nauticus National Maritime Center. Norfolk, VA Bow ornament of USS New York from Hampton Roads Naval Museum at Nauticus. Norfolk, VA
Hampton Roads Naval Museum, Norfolk Indian head carving from gangway of Civil-War era U.S. Steam Sloop Pawnee at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA Graphic of The Monitor by F. Sala & Co., Berlin at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA "Gee!! I wish I were a Man" Navy recruiting poster by Howard Chandler Christy at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA
Battleship Wisconsin, Norfolk Bow view of Battleship Wisconsin. Norfolk, VA Bridge & forward guns of Battleship Wisconsin from on deck. Norfolk, VA Replica sculpture of Lone Sailor by Stanley Bleifeld overlooks Battleship Wisconsin. Norfolk, VA
Norfolk & Portsmouth Harbor & Tours Half Moone Cruise & Celebration Center. Norfolk, VA Pair of yellow cranes in Norfolk Harbor. Norfolk, VA Bow of USS Boxer Wasp-class amphibious assault ship at Naval Station Norfolk. Norfolk, VA
Jamestown Expo (1907), Naval Station Norfolk Pennsylvania House reproduces Independence Hall for 1907 Jamestown Exposition now used by Naval Station Norfolk. Norfolk, VA La Belle Chocolatiere trade mark of Walter Baker Chocolate Co. sign made by Chas. W. Shonk Co. of Chicago used at Chocolate House for 1907 Jamestown Exposition. Norfolk, VA Illinois House for 1907 Jamestown Exposition now used by Naval Station Norfolk. Norfolk, VA
Jamestown Expo (1907), Souvenirs President Teddy Roosevelt Proclamation detail on Jamestown Exposition poster at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA Jamestown Exposition souvenir John Smith & Pocahontas plate at Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Norfolk, VA Jamestown Exposition of 1907 season pass for Battle of Gettysburg show from Hampton Roads Naval Museum at Nauticus. Norfolk, VA
Great International Naval Review of 1893 in Photos Poster for International Naval Rendezvous, Hampton Roads, VA, at Moses Myers House museum. Norfolk, VA Graphic of Great International Naval Review off New York City by Kurz & Allison from Hampton Roads Naval Museum at Nauticus. Norfolk, VA
Great White Fleet of 1907 in Photos Eagle figurehead of USS Connecticut, flagship of Great White Fleet sent on round the world peace mission in 1907 by Teddy Roosevelt in State Capitol. Hartford, CT Souvenir medals for visit of Great White Fleet to Japan & Australia from Hampton Roads Naval Museum at Nauticus. Norfolk, VA
Portsmouth, VA Four branches represented on Confederate War Memorial. Portsmouth, VA Lightship Portsmouth by Pusey & Jones. Portsmouth, VA Fuller House Federal-style double with crepe myrtle. Portsmouth, VA

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