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Special Exhibition at the Casemate Museum: Beyond the Battlefield–Redefining Trauma

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 11, 2022



Join us for the first installation of our new exhibit at the Casemate Museum — Beyond the Battlefield: Redefining Trauma.

Visit our museum and take a historical deep-dive into topics of mental health struggles in the military from the perspective of lived experiences at Fort Monroe found within our archival collection, beginning in May for #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth! Explore the lives of four individuals’ stories from 19th century Fort Monroe and how they coped with the trauma they suffered.

Save the dates for a special guest speaker series!

Visit us on Saturday, May 14, 2022, from 1 – 2 p.m. for a conversation with John Ickes of the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) Coastal Virginia about available resources for the military community.  On Saturday, July 16, 2022 from 1-2 p.m. Kathleen Thompson from Fleet & Family will talk about Mind, Body, Mental Fitness.  Both programs will be at the Visitor & Education Center at Fort Monroe, 30 Ingalls Rd.

Exhibition Dates: May 14 through September 11, 2022

Cost: FREE!

Pick up your timed entry ticket for the Casemate Museum at the front desk of the Visitor and Education Center located at 30 Ingalls Road, Fort Monroe, VA 23651.


August 7
10:00 am - 3:30 pm


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

Groups of 10 or more people, please call us at 757 690-8181 or email us at visit@FortMonroe.org for group visit arrangements.