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Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Wool

 
 
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By Brandon Fletcher, June 22, 2010
1. Fort Wool Marker
Inscription.
Has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
Presented by the Hampton Historical Society

 
Erected by U.S. Department of Interior.
 
Location. 36° 59.199′ N, 76° 18.093′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Click for map. Fort Wool is not accessible by car and can only be accessed by guided boat tour. Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk VA 23503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Wool (within shouting distance of this marker); First Africans in Virginia (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Point Comfort Light (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lantaka (approx. 1.1 miles away); Spanish 1-½ Pounder (approx. 1.1 miles away); 12-Pounder Howitzer (approx. 1.1 miles away); 3 – Inch Ordnance Rifle (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lee's Quarters (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Although Fort Wool is not accessible by car, it can be seen from the Chesapeake Bay shore of Fort Monroe or from the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel (I-64). Access to Fort
Fort Wool Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 22, 2010
2. Fort Wool Marker
Wool is available via Miss Hampton II cruises leaving from the Hampton Maritime Center at 710 Settlers Landing Rd, Hampton, VA 23669 (see link below).
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Wool. Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau (Submitted on July 23, 2015.) 

2. Miss Hampton II Harbor Cruises. Boat tours of Hampton Roads include a stop at the historic Civil War island of Fort Wool (weather permitting). (Submitted on July 23, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Fort Wool Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 22, 2010
3. Fort Wool Marker
Fort Wool Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 22, 2010
4. Fort Wool Marker
Fort Wool Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 22, 2010
5. Fort Wool Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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