Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
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
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, Castles • War, US Civil •
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