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About Fort Monroe

Welcome to the Fort

With a long history, Fort Monroe has witnessed some of our nation’s most significant events. Located at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay you can enjoy the panoramic waterfront views, nature trails, historic homes and buildings, restaurants, and beaches. Today, through a partnership between the National Park Service, Fort Monroe Authority and the City of Hampton, Fort Monroe continues to be a wonderful place to liveworkplay, and learn.

National Park Service

A Partnership Park 

The Fort Monroe you enjoy today is the outgrowth of a beautiful partnership between the Fort Monroe Authority, the National Park Service and the City of Hampton. Together these organizations maintain selected portions of our 565 acre park, providing tourists and residents with pleasant experiences all year round.

Places to Visit at Fort Monroe