Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum Closed during Winter Holiday

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum will be closed Sunday, Dec. 21 through Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. The museum is located inside the Renaissance Academy, which will be closed for the Virginia Beach City Public Schools winter holiday. The museum will reopen Monday, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m.

The Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum is dedicated to the only African American high school that existed in Princess Anne County (now Virginia Beach). The school was open from 1938 until 1969. The museum is located inside the Renaissance Academy at 5100 Cleveland St. For more information, please contact Shirin Spencer at (757) 648-6006 or visit www.museumsvb.org.

 

The Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum, as well as the Adam Thoroughgood House, Lynnhaven House and Francis Land House, are owned and operated by the Virginia Beach Department of Museums. The department provides stewardship of the city’s historic resources, as well as programs to educate the community about local history.

 

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