The organization is dedicated to collecting local African
history and promoting, encouraging, and coordinating original historical
activities, relating to African Americans in the Portsmouth area
through oral and written interviews and other research activities.
The organization is also interested in identifying locations and
owners of African American artifacts, pictures and/or photographs
and other objects.
The hours of the museum are
Friday and Saturday, 12 to 5pm
Other hours by appointment.
phone 75 393-8591 x 10
B E C O M E A M E M B E R T O D A Y
** It's easy! **
Just fill out the membership form below,
print, enclose a check, and mail it in to:
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PORTSMOUTH
P.O. Box 2468
Portsmouth, VA 23702
Click here to download form.
2018 current members and officers
2016 members and officers
2003 members and officers