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Fort Monroe: Descendant Engagement and Unearthing Collective Memory in Hampton Roads
April 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Join Eola Lewis Dance, Acting Superintendent for the Fort Monroe National Monument for this Facebook Live event as she discusses contraband communities, archeology, and descendant engagement.
In February, Governor Ralph Northam announced that Fort Monroe, the site where the first Africans were brought to English speaking North America in 1619, was named a “site of memory” with the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization’s slave route project.