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African Arrival Day at Fort Monroe

Join us here at Fort Monroe on Saturday, August 24th and Sunday, August 25th for a number of commemorative activities and events.

August 24–9:30 am – 9 pm: Public ceremony at the Fort Monroe Visitor and Education Center and Continental Park

Outdoor Festival • History Tours • Libation Ceremony

Concert Event • Dedication of Fort Monroe Visitor Center

First-Person History Presentations interpret the 1619 landing and legacy

Keynote Commemorative Speakers

Musical Performances • Vendors • Cultural Displays • Hands-on Children’s Activities

Reconciliation & Healing Ceremony

August 25–Sunday Remembrance & Reflection Event