• Aerial View of Fort Monroe National Monument

    Fort Monroe

    National Monument Virginia

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Fort Monroe National Monument
41 Bernard Road (Bldg #17, Lee's Quarters)
Fort Monroe, VA 23651-1001

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757-722-FORT (3678)

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Fort Monroe Aerial View

Robert E. Lee, a 24 year-old West Point-trained engineer, was posted to Fortress Monroe (1831-34) to complete construction of the fort. While stationed there, Lee married Mary Custis, great granddaughter of Martha Washington and the Lees’ first child, son Custis Lee, was born at the fort in 1832.