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Special Event: Fort Talkers–Anatomy of a Fort-Exploring the Casemates of Fort Monroe

June 6, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm



Join us for a unique opportunity to hear from John Weaver, a nationally known expert on coastal defenses and the author of the highly acclaimed book, “A Legacy
in Brick and Stone: Coastal Defense Forts of the American Third System 1816-1867.”  He is a master of interpretating 19th C. forts and is a technical expert in their restoration. Well
known for his engaging presentations, everyone will enjoy this special program.  This program will begin with a 40 minute presentation at the Visitor & Education Center
followed by a behind-the-scenes tour of casemates in the fort not normally open to the public, such as the Main Gate stockade and the powder magazine at the North Gate.
**FREE** **FREE**   Register here for this event.
(Wear comfortable walking shoes. Tour will be conducted rain or shine.)
Can’t attend in-person? Watch the live presentation portion from
1:30-2:15 at Fort Monroe at Old Point Comfort Facebookpage.


Phyllis Terrell
(757) 251-2754


Fort Monroe Visitor & Education Center
30 Ingalls Road
Fort Monroe, VA 23651 United States
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757 690-8181