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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.


Jun
7
Fri
Campfire Talk Series: Introduction to Slavery @ The Colonies RV and Travel ParkPark, Shelter #5
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn about our often complicated past with a primer on the practice of slavery in North America.

Jun
14
Fri
Campfire Talk Series: Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass @ The Colonies RV and Travel ParkPark, Shelter #5
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn about our often complicated past with a primer on the practice of slavery in North America.

Jun
21
Fri
Campfire Talk Series: The American Civil War Era @ The Colonies RV and Travel ParkPark, Shelter #5
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

An era of complexity and struggle over the questions of slavery that resulted in a civil war that would impact everyone in the United States and bring the country to the brink of destruction and the end of slavery.

Jun
28
Fri
Campfire Talk Series: Reconstruction @ The Colonies RV and Travel ParkPark, Shelter #5
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The era after the American Civil War created new opportunities and hardships for African Americans. Explore the experiences faced in this new United States of America.

Jul
12
Fri
Campfire Talk Series: Dred Scott Decision @ The Colonies RV and Travel ParkPark, Shelter #5
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn about Dred Scott and his unsuccessful efforts to sue for freedom that culminated in the United States Supreme Court case of Scott v. Sandford. Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes would state that this decision was the court’s “greatest self-inflicted wound.”

Jul
19
Fri
Campfire Talk Series: Racial Diversity in Outdoor Recreation @ The Colonies RV and Travel ParkPark, Shelter #5
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Is there an “adventure gap” in the United States? Explore the changing faces of outdoor recreation as it becomes more inclusive.

Jul
26
Fri
Campfire Talk Series: African Americans in the Military @ The Colonies RV and Travel ParkPark, Shelter #5
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

African Americans have roots in the military dating back to the foundation of the United States. The contributions and influences of African Americans far outweigh the credit they have received.