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The Newsome House Museum and Cultural Center

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2803 Oak Avenue Newport News VA 23607
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(757) 247-2360
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The Newsome House Museum & Cultural Center is the restored 1899 residence of the African-American attorney J. Thomas Newsome and his wife Mary Winfield Newsome. Mr. Newsome became a respected attorney, journalist, churchman and civic leader and prospered as part of the post Civil War south's new urban African-American middle class. His elegant Queen Anne residence served as the hub of the local...

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This elegant 1899 Queen Anne residence served as the hub of the local black community. From their home, the Newsomes led the fight for social justice for African Americans in Southeastern Virginia.

The Newsome House Museum And Cultural Center is located at 2803 Oak Ave in Newport News and has been in the business of Museum since 1991.

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