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Catalog Number 1986.9.20
Title Hampton: Revolutionary War port town, home of the Virginia Navy and war heroes
Credit line Gift of Louisa Booker Scott.
Collection Booker Collection
Object Type Documents
Summary Booklet describing the Battle of Hampton (1775), the role of Hampton within the British imperial economy and the trade disputes leading up to the Revolution, archaeological excavations in the 1960s and 1970s of the town's colonial era, the formation of the Virginia Navy and its role in the Revolution, contributions of free and enslaved African Americans on both sides of the war, smallpox and hospitals during the war, local taverns and other landmarks, and 1970s bicentennial celebrations and other programs of the Hampton Association for the Arts and Humanities.

The title page is labeled: "Property of Louisa B. Scott Sept. 5, 1975 Please return."
Author Hampton Association for the Arts and Humanities
Published Date 1975
People Jones
Barron
Brough
McCaw/M'Caa
Cuffy
Ranger, Joseph
Harris, Joseph
King, Henry
King, Miles
Armistead, Moss
McClurg, James, Dr.
McClurg, Walter, Dr.
Tarrant, Caesar
Mallory
Cary
Place Names District08--Downtown
Site--Downtown Hampton
Structure--Red Store
Structure--Lake House (King's Arms Tavern)
Structure--Herbert House (Ivy Home)
District06--Buckroe
Site--Buckroe Plantation
Topics American Revolution/Revolutionary War
Medicine/Hospitals
Port Hampton (17th/18th Centuries)
Archaeology
Nautical activity
Slavery/Slaves
Anniversaries--Bicentennial
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