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July 2019

2019 K-12 Institute

July 15 - July 18

Educators will spend mornings learning the details of the first African Arrival in English North America from subject matter experts. The initiative is part of an effort to clarify the details of the 1619 arrival of Africans in English North America so that American youth learn—and that adults may relearn-- the facts of this pivotal occurrence in American history.

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Tree House Summer Camp at Hampton University Museum

July 15 - July 19
Hampton University Museum, 14 Frissell Avenue
Hampton, VA 23668 United States
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For children 4 -14, Tree House is rooted with a strong educational component that emphasizes the Museum’s collection through workshops and specialized programs including the 2019 Commemoration themes. 1PM-2PM.

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Generation Z and 1619

July 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666 United States
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This youth-based roundtable led by youth will feature Generation Z or the Post-Millennial Generation who will share thoughts and insights about year 1619 and how learning about the events of that year frames their thinking about American society and racism.

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August 2019

National Cities United Conference

August 20 - August 23
Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666 United States
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Hampton 2019 Commemoration

August 23 - August 25

Friday, August 23 9-11 pm-Tucker Family Cemetery Reflection and Commemoration 12 pm-Political Firsts Luncheon at Hampton Roads Convention Center-Paid Ticketed Event Saturday, August 24 9:30 - 11 am-Commemoration and Visitor Center Dedication Ceremony at Fort Monroe 11 - 5 pm- Hampton 2019 Commemorative Program at Fort Monroe Food Trucks Vendors Cultural Group Displays Children’s Corner Historical Tours Living History Drumming and Dancing Presentations Youth Performances Storytelling 12 - 4 pm-Black Heritage Tours sponsored by the National Park Service at Fort…

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Tucker Family Cemetary Reflection and Commemoration

August 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Tucker Family Cemetary, 1 Sharon Court
Hampton, VA 23666 United States
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Political Firsts Luncheon

August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666 United States
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Ticketed Event.

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Commemoration and Visitor Center Dedication Ceremony

August 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Fort Monroe Visitor Center, Ingalls Road
Fort Monroe, VA 23651 United States
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Hampton 2019 Commemorative Program

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Food Trucks Vendors Cultural Group Displays Children’s Corner Historical Tours Living History Drumming and Dancing Presentations Youth Performances Storytelling

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Black Heritage Tours

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sponsored by the National Park Service at Fort Monroe

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