In the spring of 2012, the National Park Service began working on the first phase of planning to develop a Foundation Document that helps identify what is nationally significant about the monument.
On April 30, 2012, the National Park Service will hold the first public open house meetings to discuss the development of the Foundation Document. The public is invited to attend one of the meetings or may participate electronically through our website: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/FOMR-1
September 9, 2011 - Governor of Virginia's letter of support to Secretary Salazar for the establishment of Fort Monroe National Monument in Hampton, Virginia.
April 30, 2012: Press Release - First public open house to be held at Fort Monroe.
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Did You Know?
From lessons learned in the War of 1812, the U.S. built a network of forts for seacoast defense called the Third System. Fort Monroe was the first and largest of these forts and named for President James Monroe.