On Location Series #19–Fort Foote Redux

In 1862 the battle between the Monitor and Merrimac, at Hampton Roads, caused everyone to be alarm at a pending invasion in Washington. The war carried on as many European countries wanted to join forces with the Confederate States of America to defeat the United States. Fort Washington which stood on the Potomac River was … Continue reading On Location Series #19–Fort Foote Redux

On Location Series #14–Fort Monroe

Fort Monroe is not like any other. At the Casemate Museum, you can explore the history of the Fort, dating back to Captain Christopher Newport’s exploration of the Chesapeake Bay in 1607. This was an impromptu visit at the fort as I and my daughter were visiting my cousin at the local university for the … Continue reading On Location Series #14–Fort Monroe