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1619 African Landing Memorial

This one-of-a-kind sculpture will commemorate a singular moment that reverberates through the fabric of more than 400 years of American history—the landing of the first Africans to the Virginia Colony in English North America in August, 1619, here at Point Comfort. Collectively, this memorial and interpretive and education programs will provide an opportunity for national and international audiences to openly discuss together our past to foster a new understanding of our nation’s beginning.

Fort Monroe, VA

Hours: Daily Sunrise - Sunset

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