"Freedom's Fortress"

Fort Monroe National Monument spans the American story through the 21st century: American Indian presence, Captain John Smith's journeys, a safe haven for freedom seekers during the Civil War, home of the US Army Artillery School, and a bastion of defense for the Chesapeake Bay. Visit this young national park with a centuries-old tradition and see on-going preservation work in action. Read More

Stormy clouds loom over the Old Point Comfort Lighthouse.

Old Point Comfort Lighthouse

Built in 1802, the Old Point Comfort Lighthouse remains a beacon against darkness and foul weather for vessels entering Hampton Roads.

Last updated: December 15, 2016

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Mailing Address:

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


757-722-FORT (3678)

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