Fortress Monroe

Fort Monroe was the largest , in 2011 it was declared as a National Monument by our 4th President Barack Obama.

The oldest operational lighthouse in the Chesapeake built in 1802

The Grand Contraband Camp

During the Civil War fort Monroe became a beacon of freedom in the south. Many slaves endured hazardous journey in hopes of becoming freemen.

Robert E Lee

Lt. Jefferson Davis was imprisoned here
~TOODLES~
Stacey

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