Special Event

Park After Dark: Night Skies at Fort Monroe

Fee: Free.

Location: LAT/LONG: 37.020600, -76.297790

Shelter #5, Colonies RV and Travel Park 501 Fenwick Road Fort Monroe, VA 23651

Dates & Times


Friday, November 8, 2019


7:30 PM


4 hours

Type of Event

Guided Tour
Partner Program


A folk song passed through generations, “Follow the Drinking Gourd” helped enslaved people escape to
freedom with directions hidden in the lyrics. A ranger program explores the song’s navigational clues followed
by a night sky viewing of some of the darkest skies on the Virginia Peninsula.

Reservation or Registration: No

Contact Information

Aaron Firth
757-722-FORT (3678)
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