Park After Dark: Night Skies at Fort Monroe
Location: LAT/LONG: 37.020600, -76.297790
Shelter #5, Colonies RV and Travel Park 501 Fenwick Road Fort Monroe, VA 23651
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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.
Program starts at 6:30pm, informal night sky viewing with members of the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy / Stargazers to follow. You are encouraged to bring your own binoculars, chairs, and red lights for this interactive experience.
Colonies RV and Travel Park
501 Fenwick Road
Fort Monroe, VA 23651
Reservation or Registration: No
Contact InformationAaron Firth