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This museum wants cardboard boxes to build a model of downtown Hampton

The Hampton History Museum is collecting cardboard boxes for the city's Build the City event (HNNDaily Photo/ Courtesy of the Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau)
The Hampton History Museum is collecting cardboard boxes for the city’s Build the City event (HNNDaily Photo/ Courtesy of the Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau)

HAMPTON — The Hampton History Museum is collecting cardboard boxes for the city’s annual Build the City event at the Hampton Roads Convention Center next month.

Gently used, clean cardboard boxes of all sizes are accepted until Jan. 19.

According to the city’s announcement, the donated cardboard boxes as well as other items like paper towel rolls, toothpaste boxes and egg cartons, will be used to create a large model of Downtown Hampton.

Drop off the cardboard boxes and other materials at two locations below:

For more information, contact Kris Peters at 757-727-6838 or kmpeters@hampton.gov.

Julia Marsigliano
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Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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