Discovering Hampton Roads: Norfolk County Courthouse

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center sits at the corner of High Street and Court Street in the heart of Olde Towne Portsmouth.

However, the building originally served as the Norfolk County Courthouse for more than 100 years.

Curator of the center, Gayle Paul, walks us through the history of the building and how it’s become a staple in the Hampton Roads Community.

The Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center is open from Wednesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.. Admission is $3 for all ages.

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