Robert Kelly, director of the Gloucester Museum of History, will address the Norfolk Historical Society at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the MacArthur Memorial Visitor Center, Norfolk.
His topic will be “Gloucester is So Much More than Just Daffodils,” said a release.
His address is part of the society’s Louis L. Guy History Series, which has continued online during the COVID-19 pandemic and now returns to in-person events.
Kelly will discuss not only the festival, but also significant events, people, and stories from Gloucester County. These include Werowocomoco, home of Chief Powhatan during the days of the Jamestown colony; African American educators and civil rights pioneers Thomas C. Walker, Robert R. Moton and Irene Morgan; and events during the Revolutionary War and Civil War.
Kelly is a graduate of Old Dominion University, where he received his Bachelor of History in 2009. While studying at ODU, Robert focused on Civil War, Virginia, and maritime history. In Janua...
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