Portsmouth, VA Photos

Portsmouth, is best noted for it heritage buildings, but also for attractions like the Virginia Lightship Museum and the Naval Shipyard Museum.

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Skyline of Portsmouth from Norfolk. Portsmouth, VA.Confederate War Memorial. Portsmouth, VA.Four branches represented on Confederate War Memorial. Portsmouth, VA.Naval statue on Confederate War Memorial. Portsmouth, VA.
Skyline of Portsmouth from Norfolk. Portsmouth, VA.Confederate War Memorial (1881) (Court & High Sts.). Portsmouth, VA. On National Register.Four branches represented on Confederate War Memorial. Portsmouth, VA.Naval statue on Confederate War Memorial. Portsmouth, VA.
Infantry statue on Confederate War Memorial. Portsmouth, VA.Confederate War Memorial against Trinity Episcopal Church. Portsmouth, VA.Portsmouth Court House now a museum. Portsmouth, VA.Sculpted turtle in front of Portsmouth Court House. Portsmouth, VA.
Infantry statue on Confederate War Memorial. Portsmouth, VA.Confederate War Memorial against Trinity Episcopal Church. Portsmouth, VA.Portsmouth Court House (1846) (Court & High Sts.) now a museum. Portsmouth, VA. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: Willoughby G. Butler & William B. Singleton. On National Register.Sculpted turtle in front of Portsmouth Court House. Portsmouth, VA.
Courthouse Galleries Museum Shop. Portsmouth, VA.Commodore Theater. Portsmouth, VA.Bangel Building & First Presbyterian Church. Portsmouth, VA.Trinity Episcopal Church oldest church in Portsmouth. Portsmouth, VA.
Courthouse Galleries Museum Shop (420 High St.). Portsmouth, VA.Commodore Theater (1945) (421 High St.). Portsmouth, VA. Style: Art Deco. Architect: John J. Zink. On National Register.Bangel Building (1949) & First Presbyterian Church (c1877) (515 Court St.). Portsmouth, VA.Trinity Episcopal Church (1762) (Court at High Sts.) oldest church in Portsmouth. Portsmouth, VA. Architect: Cassell & Cassell. On National Register.
Court St. Baptist Church. Portsmouth, VA.Romanesque Revival tower of Court St. Baptist Church. Portsmouth, VA.St. John Episcopal Church. Portsmouth, VA.Gothic details of St. John Episcopal Church. Portsmouth, VA.
Court St. Baptist Church (early 1900s) (Court & Queen Sts.). Portsmouth, VA. Style: Romanesque Revival.Romanesque Revival tower of Court St. Baptist Church. Portsmouth, VA.St. John Episcopal Church (1896) (424 Washington St.). Portsmouth, VA. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: Charles Cassell.Gothic details of St. John Episcopal Church (1896) (424 Washington St.). Portsmouth, VA.
St. Paul's Catholic Church. Portsmouth, VA.Gothic portal of St. Paul's Catholic Church. Portsmouth, VA.Monumental Methodist Church. Portsmouth, VA.Tower details of Monumental Methodist Church. Portsmouth, VA.
St. Paul's Catholic Church (1905) (Washington at High Sts.). Portsmouth, VA. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: John Kevan Peebles. On National Register.Gothic portal of St. Paul's Catholic Church. Portsmouth, VA.Monumental Methodist Church (1876) (450 Dinwiddie St.). Portsmouth, VA. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: Albert Lawrence West. On National Register.Tower details of Monumental Methodist Church. Portsmouth, VA.
Portsmouth Visual Arts Center. Portsmouth, VA.Portsmouth Visual Arts Center. Portsmouth, VA.Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. Portsmouth, VA.Shopping architecture on High St. Portsmouth, VA.
Portsmouth Visual Arts Center (340 Middle at High Sts.). Portsmouth, VA.Portsmouth Visual Arts Center (340 Middle at High Sts.). Portsmouth, VA.Virginia Sports Hall of Fame (206 High St.). Portsmouth, VA.Shopping architecture on High St. Portsmouth, VA.
Sculpture of Col. William Craford [aka Crawford] founder of Portsmouth, VA Feb. 27, 1752. Portsmouth, VA.Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum. Portsmouth, VA.Apartments along Portsmouth waterfront with Norfolk skyline in distance. Portsmouth, VA.Norfolk-Portsmouth Ferry against Harbor Tower Apartments. Portsmouth, VA.
Sculpture of Col. William Craford [aka Crawford] founder of Portsmouth, VA Feb. 27, 1752. Portsmouth, VA.Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum (High at Crawford St.) (former Ferry Maintenance Building) (1919). Portsmouth, VA.Apartments along Portsmouth waterfront with Norfolk skyline in distance. Portsmouth, VA.Norfolk-Portsmouth Ferry against Harbor Tower Apartments (1983) (25 floors) (One Harbor Court). Portsmouth, VA. Architect: Cossutta & Assoc..
Lightship Portsmouth by Pusey & Jones. Portsmouth, VA.Bridge details of Lightship Portsmouth Museum. Portsmouth, VA.Grice-Neely House with wrought iron porches. Portsmouth, VA.Highly decorated 218 North St. Portsmouth, VA.
Lightship Portsmouth (LV-101) (1915) by Pusey & Jones (Water at London St.). Portsmouth, VA. On National Register.Bridge details of Lightship Portsmouth Museum. Portsmouth, VA.Grice-Neely House (1820) (202 North St.) with wrought iron porches. Portsmouth, VA.Highly decorated 218 North St. Portsmouth, VA.
Highly decorated 218 North St. Portsmouth, VA.The Hill House. Portsmouth, VA.Queen Anne houses. Portsmouth, VA.228 North St. Portsmouth, VA.
Highly decorated 218 North St. Portsmouth, VA.The Hill House (early 1800s) (221 North St.). Portsmouth, VA.Queen Anne houses (220 & 222 North St.). Portsmouth, VA.228 North St. (c1820's). Portsmouth, VA.
Porch of 228 North St. Portsmouth, VA.Macon House. Portsmouth, VA.Macon House. Portsmouth, VA.Washington Reed House. Portsmouth, VA.
Porch of 228 North St. (c1820's). Portsmouth, VA.Macon House (c1840) (350 Middle St. at North). Portsmouth, VA.Macon House (c1840) (350 Middle St. at North). Portsmouth, VA.Washington Reed House (c1800) (351 Middle St.). Portsmouth, VA.
355 Middle St. basement style. Portsmouth, VA.355 Middle St. basement style. Portsmouth, VA.360 Middle St. yellow clapboard with blue shutters. Portsmouth, VA.Gothic Style white clapboard house. Portsmouth, VA.
355 Middle St. (1795) basement style. Portsmouth, VA.355 Middle St. (1795) basement style. Portsmouth, VA.360 Middle St. (c1875) yellow clapboard with blue shutters. Portsmouth, VA.Gothic Style white clapboard house (1880) (370 Middle St.). Portsmouth, VA.
Gothic details of white clapboard house. Portsmouth, VA.218 Glasgow St. Portsmouth, VA.215 Glasgow St. 2nd floor added later as city market. Portsmouth, VA.Fuller House Federal-style double with crepe myrtle. Portsmouth, VA.
Gothic details of white clapboard house (1880) (370 Middle St.). Portsmouth, VA.218 Glasgow St. (c1795). Portsmouth, VA.215 Glasgow St. (1st floor c1800) 2nd floor added later as city market. Portsmouth, VA.Fuller House (Crawford Parkway at Glasgow St.) Federal-style double with crepe myrtle. Portsmouth, VA.
Benthall Brooks Row. Portsmouth, VA.Benthall Brooks Row. Portsmouth, VA.Cassell McRae House. Portsmouth, VA.Pass House used by Union Army during Civil War. Portsmouth, VA.
Benthall Brooks Row (c1840's) (415-421 Crawford Parkway). Portsmouth, VA.Benthall Brooks Row (c1840's) (415-421 Crawford Parkway). Portsmouth, VA.Cassell McRae House (c1829) (108 London St.). Portsmouth, VA.Pass House (1841) (London at Crawford Sts.) used by Union Army during Civil War. Portsmouth, VA.
216-218 London St. Portsmouth, VA.420 Middle St. at London with brackets. Portsmouth, VA.420 Middle St. with wrought iron porch facing London St. Portsmouth, VA.414 Middle St. Colonial with four 3-story columns beside 420 Middle St. Portsmouth, VA.
216-218 London St. (c1820). Portsmouth, VA.420 Middle St. at London with brackets. Portsmouth, VA.420 Middle St. with wrought iron porch facing London St. Portsmouth, VA.414 Middle St. (c1830's) Colonial with four 3-story columns beside 420 Middle St. Portsmouth, VA.
Ball Nivison House was used as barracks during War of 1812, Lafayette visited in 1824, & President Andrew Jackson visited in 1833. Portsmouth, VA.300 North St. at Middle St. Portsmouth, VA.306 North St. Portsmouth, VA.Macon Hotel was used as Union Hospital. Portsmouth, VA.
Ball Nivison House (c1784) (417 Middle St.) was used as barracks during War of 1812, Lafayette visited in 1824, & President Andrew Jackson visited in 1833. Portsmouth, VA.300 North St. at Middle St. (c1792). Portsmouth, VA.306 North St. (c1800). Portsmouth, VA.Macon Hotel (303-309 North St.) was used as Union Hospital. Portsmouth, VA.
Elizabeth Row English Basement houses. Portsmouth, VA.Elizabeth Row English Basement house. Portsmouth, VA.Elizabeth Row English Basement house. Portsmouth, VA.Elizabeth Row English Basement house was Gaskins Silversmith Shop. Portsmouth, VA.
Elizabeth Row (312-316 North St.) (c1840's) English Basement houses. Portsmouth, VA.Elizabeth Row (314 North St.) (c1845) English Basement house. Portsmouth, VA.Elizabeth Row (314 North St.) (c1845) English Basement house. Portsmouth, VA.Elizabeth Row (316 North St.) (c1845) English Basement house was Gaskins Silversmith Shop. Portsmouth, VA.
Grice House. Portsmouth, VA.Portal of Grice House. Portsmouth, VA.Armistead House. Portsmouth, VA.Detail of Armistead House. Portsmouth, VA.
Grice House (post Civil War) (318 North St.). Portsmouth, VA.Portal of Grice House (post Civil War) (318 North St.). Portsmouth, VA.Armistead House (1894) (327 North St.). Portsmouth, VA. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque.Detail of Armistead House (1894) (327 North St.). Portsmouth, VA.
Streetscape along Court St. from North St. Portsmouth, VA.Brick house. Portsmouth, VA.Trinity Church Rectory. Portsmouth, VA.Ionic columns of Trinity Church Rectory. Portsmouth, VA.
Streetscape along Court St. from North St. Portsmouth, VA.Brick house (344 Court St.). Portsmouth, VA.Trinity Church Rectory (1825) (340 Court St.). Portsmouth, VA.Ionic columns of Trinity Church Rectory (1825) (340 Court St.). Portsmouth, VA.
326 Court St. clapboard cottage. Portsmouth, VA.Harrt House probably oldest Portsmouth house in original state. Portsmouth, VA.Harrt House & Queen Anne style house. Portsmouth, VA.300 Court St. shingle style Victorian. Portsmouth, VA.
326 Court St. (c1800) clapboard cottage. Portsmouth, VA.Harrt House (c1790) (320 Court St.) probably oldest Portsmouth house in original state. Portsmouth, VA.Harrt House (c1790) (320 Court St.) & Queen Anne style house (318 Court St.). Portsmouth, VA.300 Court St. (at Waverly St.) shingle style Victorian. Portsmouth, VA.
Bain House. Portsmouth, VA.315 Court St. Headquarters of General Benjamin Butler during Civil War. Portsmouth, VA.Watts House. Portsmouth, VA.525 North St. Portsmouth, VA.
Bain House (early 19th C) (326 North St. at Court St.). Portsmouth, VA.315 Court St. (1859) Headquarters of General Benjamin Butler during Civil War. Portsmouth, VA. Style: Classic Revival. Architect: Pierre L'Enfante.Watts House (1799) (500 North St. at Dinwiddie St.). Portsmouth, VA. Style: Federal.525 North St. (1775). Portsmouth, VA.
Porches of 525 North St. Portsmouth, VA.Brown-McMurran House. Portsmouth, VA.362 Washington. Portsmouth, VA.Streetscape of mid-19th C houses. Portsmouth, VA.
Porches of 525 North St. (1775). Portsmouth, VA.Brown-McMurran House (c1789) (359 Washington St.). Portsmouth, VA.362 Washington (Queen Anne). Portsmouth, VA.Streetscape of mid-19th C houses (420-412 London St.). Portsmouth, VA.
Cottage houses. Portsmouth, VA.Frame house used by Union Army Provost Marshall during Civil War. Portsmouth, VA.Streetscape of mid-19th C houses. Portsmouth, VA.423 London St. used as hospital during Civil War. Portsmouth, VA.
Cottage houses (mid 19th C) (416-414 London St.). Portsmouth, VA.Frame house (mid 19th C) (412 London St.) used by Union Army Provost Marshall during Civil War. Portsmouth, VA.Streetscape of mid-19th C houses (420-412 London St.). Portsmouth, VA.423 London St. (1846) used as hospital during Civil War. Portsmouth, VA.
Victorian red-brick house. Portsmouth, VA.Detail of 420 Court St. with sacred heart over door. Portsmouth, VA.Streetscape down Court St. from London. Portsmouth, VA.450 Court St. Portsmouth, VA.
Victorian red-brick house (1874) (420 Court at London St.). Portsmouth, VA.Detail of 420 Court St. with sacred heart over door. Portsmouth, VA.Streetscape down Court St. from London. Portsmouth, VA.450 Court St. (c1858). Portsmouth, VA.

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