Black History Month is Every Month at Hampton

Enslaved African Americans, European indentured servants, industrial and agricultural workers, and owners. It is also the story of the economic and moral changes that made forced servitude in the United States obsolete.

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A Sunday of Silhouettes at Hampton

A Sunday of Silhouettes at Hampton

Before photography, silhouette portraiture was the only inexpensive way to remember a loved one. Have your free silhouette done by Lauren Muney.

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Servitude at Hampton: In Black and White

Servitude at Hampton: In Black and White

Dressed in period attire, Park Ranger Anokwale will take you on a 90 minute journey through the Hampton mansion, ice house and octagon house

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The Washington Revels Jubilee Voices

The Washington Revels Jubilee Voices At Hampton

African American Folk Songs and Spirituals, featuring shouts, hollers, poetry and readings will be performed.

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Hampton NHS's slave quarters

The Overseer’s House, Slave Quarters and Farm Tour

Dressed in period attire, Park Ranger Anokwale will guide visitors through authentic slave quarters, dairy and overseer’s home.

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Cooking on the Plantation: The 18th and 19th Centuries African American Influence

Cooking on the Plantation

Join Michael Twitty during for a live demonstration of the African influence on American cuisine on an authentic outdoor grill.

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Reading the Cultural Landscape

Reading the Cultural Landscape: Gardens at Hampton

Discover the social, political, economic and environmental dynamics that molded Hampton’s Landscape as you stroll through the grounds...

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