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

August 10 @ 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 10
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.