After visiiting Fort Monroe, we visited the Casemate Museum located in a series of iterconnected casemates, vaulted chambers within the fort's walls. Admission is free and selfguided. The exhibits in the museum cover over 400 years of history from the earliest Virginia Indians to the United States Army and Training Doctrine Command at the fort.The museum opened in 1951.
|Building of Fort Monroe|
Edgar Allan Poe served here in 1828 as an artillery regimental command sergeant major.
|32 Pounder Gun|
|Civil War at the Fort|
|Lincoln's Visit to Fort Monroe|
|Jefferson Davis' Cell|
|Signage About the Shackling of Davis|
|Cadet at Artillery School|
|Artillery Planning Room|
|Gun Battery Plotting Room|