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Special Exhibition at the Casemate Museum: Beyond the Battlefield–Redefining Trauma
August 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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
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.