Special Event–Contraband Commemorative Event-Living History Tours
Contraband Living History Walking Tours begin every 30 minutes from 11 am to 1 pm starting in Cannon Park near 3 Ruckman Road. Join us for a Living History Tour featuring vignettes and period attire while we create the atmosphere of the active American Civil War post of Fort Monroe. Tours will interpret the landmark “Contraband Decision” of 1861 and the beginning of the end of slavery in the United States. Free admission. Weather permitting.