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Courthouse Galleries - Features temporary exhibitions of national and international artists in a variety of media. www.courthousegalleries.com 420 High St. (757) 393-8543. Admission.
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Elizabeth River Ferry - Pedestrian ferry that crosses the Elizabeth River between Portsmouth and Norfolk. Operates seven days a week, takes bicycles and departs from High Street Landing on the hour and half-hour and from North Landing at 5 minutes after the hour and half-hour for arrival at Waterside in Norfolk. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, ferry runs from 7 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. All other times, ferry service ends at 10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, and at midnight Friday-Saturday. Adult, senior and children's rates. www.hrtransit.org. (757) 222-6100.
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Some fine examples of stained glass windows found in the historic churches in Olde Towne.
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Some fine examples of stained glass windows found in the historic churches in Olde Towne.
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Some fine examples of stained glass windows found in the historic churches in Olde Towne.
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Some fine examples of stained glass windows found in the historic churches in Olde Towne.
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Some fine examples of stained glass windows found in the historic churches in Olde Towne.
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Both of these images are of "High Street Landing," the gateway to Olde Towne Portsmouth from the Elizabeth River. It is at High Street Landing where the Elizabeth River Ferry makes its first stop in Portsmouth from Norfolk's Waterside. High Street Landing is located at the foot of High Street, the main street through the entire city of Portsmouth. From High Street Landing, it's a short walk to the numerous cafes, gift and specialty shops, restaurants, and antique stores along High Street and its side streets.
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Both of these images are of "High Street Landing," the gateway to Olde Towne Portsmouth from the Elizabeth River. It is at High Street Landing where the Elizabeth River Ferry makes its first stop in Portsmouth from Norfolk's Waterside. High Street Landing is located at the foot of High Street, the main street through the entire city of Portsmouth. From High Street Landing, it's a short walk to the numerous cafes, gift and specialty shops, restaurants, and antique stores along High Street and its side streets.
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Lightship Museum - This restored lightship, a National Historic Landmark, was commissioned in 1915 to guide ships through treacherous waters. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday, closed Mondays except during the summer. Water and London streets. (757) 393-8741. Admission.
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Lightship Museum - This restored lightship, a National Historic Landmark, was commissioned in 1915 to guide ships through treacherous waters. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday, closed Mondays except during the summer. Water and London streets. (757) 393-8741. Admission.
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Cruise into Portsmouth at Mile Marker Zero on the Intracoastal Waterway and discover the perfect get-away destination. Home of one of the deepest natural harbors, Portsmouth gives boaters and their vessels easy access to the ocean and the Chesapeake Bay. This maritime community caters to more than 12,000 boaters annually and is equipped to handle vessels of all shapes and sizes.
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Cruise into Portsmouth at Mile Marker Zero on the Intracoastal Waterway and discover the perfect get-away destination. Home of one of the deepest natural harbors, Portsmouth gives boaters and their vessels easy access to the ocean and the Chesapeake Bay. This maritime community caters to more than 12,000 boaters annually and is equipped to handle vessels of all shapes and sizes.
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Cruise into Portsmouth at Mile Marker Zero on the Intracoastal Waterway and discover the perfect get-away destination. Home of one of the deepest natural harbors, Portsmouth gives boaters and their vessels easy access to the ocean and the Chesapeake Bay. This maritime community caters to more than 12,000 boaters annually and is equipped to handle vessels of all shapes and sizes.
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Starting Line of the Cock Island Race.
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