UPCOMING EVENTS AT FORT MONROE
Take a look at the list of upcoming events and you’re sure to find lots to do. From movie nights and lantern tours to seasonal concerts and sporting events, there’s something for everyone. Join us for one of the following events or host your own.
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Fort Monroe programs and events are presented through a collaboration of the United States Army, the Fort Monroe Authority, and the National Park Service. Events are subject to change without notice. All programs and events are free of charge, unless indicated otherwise. Some programs and events require pre-registration.
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Garrison Life at Fort Monroe: 1864
Experience the sights and sounds of the American Civil War garrison of Fort Monroe in 1864. Events begin at 9 am on Saturday, March 28th with the raising of Morning Colors at the Flagstaff Bastion. Black powder firing demonstrations throughout the weekend highlighting Artillery, Cavalry, and Infantry concluding at 3 pm on Sunday, March 29th with Retreat – Evening Colors. Other activities can include historical exhibits, doctors, undertakers, coffin makers, blacksmiths, civilians, ladies, generals, command headquarters staff, field music, and more.
Upholding the traditions of garrison life, join us on Sunday, March 29th at 10 am in the historic Chapel of the Centurion for a historically based “Church Call” (Sunday service.) The Chapel of the Centurion was built in 1858 and named for the Roman centurion Cornelius, the first reported to convert to Christianity. The importance of faith was significant to many service men at Fort Monroe during the Civil War.
Public parking – is available and visitors should follow direction signs to Outlook Beach Parking Lot for this event. An information booth will be available, nearby, outside East Gate for program details and daily schedule.