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National Park Service sets July 19 for meetings on Ft. Monroe's future
HAMPTON – The National Park Service will hold two meetings on the future of Fort Monroe.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis toured the historic Army post on June 29 as the federal government considers making it part of the National Park Service.
The Army post, ordered closed by the base closure commission in 2005, will be turned over to the State of Virginia in mid-September.
The meetings will be held on July 19 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Officials say they will accept written comments or comments about the proposal can be submitted on Park Service Website through July 26.