en English

Building #1, Old Quarters

Constructed in 1819, this building is the oldest house inside the moat. Major General Benjamin Butler declared three men who escaped slavery as contraband of war. Lincoln also stayed here while planning the attack on Norfolk in 1862.

151 Bernard Rd., Fort Monroe

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