The Army deactivated the historic base in September 2011 and handed over to the state in early 2012. Read the whole story of the debate over different re-use plans here.
The guns and guards are gone, but Fort Monroe remains in the military's hands more than 15 months after the Army decomissioned the base and moved its personnel and equipment from the historic property.
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HAMPTON – Fort Monroe will not be transferred to the Commonwealth of Virginia until early 2012, the Fort Monroe Authority has announced.
HAMPTON – The National Park Service has announced two public meetings in Hampton on July 19 to hear the case for a unit of the service to be set up at Fort Monroe after the Army leaves the post on Sept. 15.
HAMPTON — President Barack Obama is being asked to make Fort Monroe a national monument under the Antiquities Act after the Army vacates in September, a much faster process than establishing a national park.
HAMPTON — A virtual archive telling the African-American story at Fort Monroe and Hampton is being established thanks to a $40,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
HAMPTON – Fort Monroe's historical significance will help the push for it to attain National Park status U.S. Sen. Mark Warner said on a visit to the post Tuesday.
HAMPTON — Gov. Bob McDonnell has approved legislation that establishes how public services are to be provided and paid for at Fort Monroe after the Army vacates on Sept. 15.