• Aerial View of Fort Monroe National Monument

    Fort Monroe

    National Monument Virginia

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View the 1889 Souvenir Booklet of Old Point Comfort (Library of Congress).

 

Did You Know?

Fort Monroe Aerial View

Hampton University can trace its existence to the American Missionary Association and Mary S. Peake, its first Black Teacher. Peake taught former slaves encamped for protection near Fort Monroe and had previously defied Virginia law to teach slaves to read and write.