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Fort Monroe – Freedom’s Fort. The Gibraltar of the Chesapeake.

This massive fortress is the largest stone fort on the North American continent. It’s been a refuge for thousands of fugitive slaves. A prison for Confederate soldiers. And to this day, it remains an active military post.

For this first time ever, explore this US Army base with an iPod tour – and hear the epic stories come to life around you.


1. View & print the map. (Click here)
2. Choose your download (see options below).
3. Walk to stop 1 on the map and press play.

The Tour Map

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Tour Details

Tour Length: 1 hour
Tour Distance: 1 mile
Recommended Times: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Hampton, VA: Fort Monroe