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Date:
August 25, 2019
Time:
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:
Fort Monroe
Address:
20 Ingalls Road
Fort Monroe, VA 23651
Contact:
757-722-1222
Email:
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1619-2019 Commemeration at Fort Monroe: Day of Healing and Gospel Music Festival

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Join us for the 400th Anniversary Commemorative Weekend August 23-25, 2019.

Friday, August 23

9-11 pm-Tucker Family Cemetery Reflection and Commemoration

12 pm-Political Firsts Luncheon at Hampton Roads Convention Center-Paid Ticketed Event

Saturday, August 24

9:30 – 11 am-Commemoration and Visitor Center Dedication Ceremony at Fort Monroe

11 – 5 pm- Hampton 2019 Commemorative Program at Fort Monroe

  • Food Trucks
  • Vendors
  • Cultural Group Displays
  • Children’s Corner
  • Historical Tours
  • Living History
  • Drumming and Dancing Presentations
  • Youth Performances
  • Storytelling

12 – 4 pm-Black Heritage Tours sponsored by the National Park Service at Fort Monroe

1 – 4:30 pm-African Landing Day Program at Fort Monroe 

6 – 10 pm-2019 Commemoration Concert at Fort Monroe 

Sunday, August 25

3 – 7 pm-Day of Healing and Gospel Music Festival at Fort Monroe