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Special Event: 1619 Commemoration of the First Enslaved African Landing at Point Comfort and live stream link
August 27, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
See the link below to view the event online beginning at 10:45 am.
Join us as we commemorate the 403rd anniversary of the 1619 landing of the first enslaved Africans in English North America at Old Point Comfort. Professor and Civil Rights Attorney Gloria Browne-Marshall will give the keynote address and Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra will perform! Also come and enjoy African drummers, dancers, spoken word, tours, craft, and food vendors and more. If you can’t make it to Fort Monroe, view the African Landing Day 2022 Live Stream beginning at 10 am.