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Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Monroe

Quarters No. 1

 
 
Fort Monroe Marker and Quarters No. 1 exterior. image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, August 15, 2018
1. Fort Monroe Marker and Quarters No. 1 exterior.
Viewing west from Bernard Road towards marker and Quarters No. 1, which was being restored at the time of the photograph.
Inscription.  In this house President Abraham Lincoln stayed during his visit of May 6-11, 1862. It was here that President Lincoln, General Wool and Commodore Goldborough planned the attack on Norfolk, Virginia.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list.
 
Location. 37° 0.228′ N, 76° 18.319′ W. Marker is in Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Bernard Road and 5 Northgate Road, on the left when traveling north on Bernard Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 Bernard Road, Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Water Battery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Monroe History (about 600 feet away); Omaha Beach Memorial Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lincoln Gun (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Point Comfort Light (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Monroe Concrete Seawall Eastern Terminus
Fort Monroe Marker and Quarters No. 1 exterior. image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, August 15, 2018
2. Fort Monroe Marker and Quarters No. 1 exterior.
Viewing west from Bernard Road towards marker and Quarters No. 1, which was being restored at the time of the photograph.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Engineer Wharf (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Monroe Seawall History (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Monroe.
 
Also see . . .
1. Quarters No 1, National Register of Historic Place Registration Form (pdf file). (Submitted on August 19, 2019.)
2. Fort Monroe National Monument. National Park Service (Submitted on August 19, 2019.) 

3. Preserving the jewel of Fort Monroe, Quarters 1. Article discussing the history and preservation efforts of Fort Monroe's Quarters No 1. (Submitted on April 22, 2020, by Meg B of Chesapeake, Virginia.) 
 
Quarters No.1 Exterior image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress, circa 1988
3. Quarters No.1 Exterior
Viewing east towards structure.
Quarters No.1 Exterior Design Plans image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, circa 1987
4. Quarters No.1 Exterior Design Plans
Viewing east towards structure.
Side View of Quarters No 1 image. Click for full size.
By Meg B, April 22, 2017
5. Side View of Quarters No 1
Front View of Quarters No 1, 2017 image. Click for full size.
By Meg B, April 22, 2017
6. Front View of Quarters No 1, 2017
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2019. This page has been viewed 133 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 19, 2019.   5, 6. submitted on April 22, 2020, by Meg B of Chesapeake, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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