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UPCOMING EVENTS AT FORT MONROE

Take a look at the list upcoming events and you’re sure to find lots to do. From movie nights and lantern tours to seasonal concerts and sporting events, there’s something for everyone. Join us for one of the following events or host your own.

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Fort Monroe programs and events are presented through a collaboration of the United States Army, the Fort Monroe Authority, and the National Park Service. Events are subject to change without notice. All programs and events are free of charge, unless indicated otherwise. Some programs and events require pre-registration.


Dec
7
Sun
Holly Days Concert and Tree Lighting @ Fort Monroe Theatre
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for our Holiday Concert with the Hampton Roads Philharmonic. Tree lighting of the largest Holly Tree on the Post located in Cannon Park will begin at 5:30 pm.

Dec
11
Thu
Public Meeting–Board of Trustees Finance Committee @ Quarters 1
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dec
13
Sat
Fort Monroe Mistletoe Homes Tour
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Explore Historic Holiday Homes

Celebrate the season with a walking tour of four of Fort Monroe’s most beautiful, historic homes, decorated for the holidays. The Casemate Museum and The Chamberlin will also be hosting free open houses.


Ticket Information

Tickets on sale on Monday, November 17, 2014

Tickets can be purchased online, by calling 757.690.8061 or 757.251.2752 or in person at Old Quarters #1, 151 Bernard Road, Fort, Monroe, VA 23651 during regular office hours (8:30am-5:00pm, Mon-Fri)


Day of Event

Parking
Free Parking is available in paved lots in the Historic District and on the street spaces along Ingalls Road. Additional parking is available in the Ingalls Extended Lot next to The Chamberlin, the Engineer’s Pier Lot on Fenwick Road and in spaced adjacent to Battery Parrot and Outlook Beach, also on Fenwick Road.

Check In and Event Details
Start your tour at Building #77 located at 8 Bernard Road. Here you will receive your ticket to tour the homes along with other event details.

Tickets are required to enter the four historic homes. Tours require some walking and will be rain or shine. Please be advised that these are private homes and not handicapped accessible. No food or drinks, strollers, pets, smoking, cell phone use or photography are allowed in the homes. Children under 17 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.


Historic Homes

Building 93 – 75 Ingalls Road
Built in 1884, his home served at the Fort Monroe Post Commander’s residence for much of the 20th century.

Building 118 – 29 Fenwick Road
Completed in 1907/1908, building 118 originally served as Coast Artillery Officer housing and is situated prominently on General’s Row, across from Continental Park.

Building 142 – 51 Fenwick Road
Certified for occupancy in January 1910, building 142 originally served as Coast Artillery officer housing and is considered one of the homes along General’s Row.

Building 60 – 67 Fenwick Road
Completed around 1890, building 60 was originally designed as the Lighthouse Keeper’s Quarters and is situated beside the Old Point Comfort Lighthouse.


Open House Locations

Casemate Museum – 20 Bernard Road
Located within the Fort’s walls, the Museum contains a chronological history of Old Point Comfort and Fort Monroe.

The Chamberlin – 2 Fenwick Road
Constructed in 1928, this building replaced the original 1896 Chamberlin Hotel, which was destroyed by a fire in 1920. Today, the Chamberlin is an active senior living community.

Tickets are required to enter the four historic homes. Tours require some walking and will be rain or shine. Please be advised that these are private homes and not handicapped accessible. Advanced tickets must be redeemed at Building #77 at 8 Ruckman Road on the day of the event.  

Dec
18
Thu
Public Meeting–Board Of Trustees @ Bay Breeze Conference Center
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm