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Norfolk History Series

Norfolk History Series

The old Wilcox Motor Corp. building on Granby Street. From 1920-24 it was a Nash dealership. It was torn down in 1968.

Jan 8, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn about Virginia's past with our fascinating monthly lectures. The Norfolk Historical Society sponsors the series, and refreshments are served after each event.

Due to the Museum renovation, the series has temporarily moved to the MacArthur Memorial Visitor Center Theatre at 198 Bank Street in Norfolk. The lectures are free, and parking is available in the nearby MacArthur Center mall garage.

Wednesday, Jan. 8:
Auto Row

Drive down Memory Lane to revisit Norfolk’s many car dealerships. Bill Inge, Building Historian for the Norfolk Public Library, steers the recollections from Granby Street to Monticello at 21st Street.

Wednesday, Feb. 12.
It Happened in the White House
In honor of Presidents’ Day, Lynn Ruehlmann shares the stories of Virginia’s eight Chief Executives and their families. From the Washingtons to the Wilsons, enjoy this theatrical overview of American history.

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