• Aerial View of Fort Monroe National Monument

    Fort Monroe

    National Monument Virginia


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April 21, 2013
Fort Monroe National Monument's First Annual Junior Ranger Day!
Fort Monroe National Monument celebrates National Junior Ranger Day, April 20, 2013 with the premiere of their new Junior Ranger Activity Booklet.

June 18, 2012
Fort Monroe Choses First Chief of Visitor Services and Resources Management
Eola Dance new Chief of Visitor Services and Resources Management.

April 05, 2012
National Park Service to Hold Open House Meetings at Fort Monroe National Monument
The National Park Service (NPS) is hosting two open houses on April 30, 2012 to kick off planning efforts for Fort Monroe National Monument. The monument was added to the national park system by presidential proclamation on November 1, 2011.

March 31, 2012
Walking Tours of Fort Monroe
National Park Service Offers Walking Tours of Fort Monroe on Saturday, March 31, 2012.

March 26, 2012
Fort Monroe National Monument Offers Walking Tours on Saturday, March 31
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the arrival of Union General George B. McClellan and the Army of the Potomac at Fort Monroe, the National Park Service, in partnership with the Fort Monroe Authority, will offer a guided walking tour of Fort Monroe National Monument at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 31.

November 02, 2011
396th National Park
President Obama established the new park yesterday under the Antiquities Act. Fort Monroe National Monument marks the fifth national park established under President Obama.

Did You Know?

Fort Monroe Aerial View

At one time military families who lost beloved pets while stationed at Fort Monroe could bury their animal companions in a pet cemetery on the top of the fort walls. Today this closed cemetery is the final resting place for over 400 military pets and War Dogs.