Protect The Harbor
Cast Your Vote!
It is May 1812. America is once again on the brink of war with the British. What do you think of the issues? What have others decided? Cast your vote for or against declaring war on Great Britain in this interactive online activity. Click here to vote!
Did You Know?
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.