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

Lee's Quarters

 
 
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By Linda Walcroft, June 21, 2008
1. Lee's Quarters Marker
Inscription. Robert E. Lee, future Confederate General, was stationed at Fort Monroe 1831-1834 as a lieutenant of engineers. He had almost complete charge of construction and put the finishing touches on the fort. Lee's first child was born here in 1832.
 
Erected 1989.
 
Location. 37° 0.143′ N, 76° 18.54′ W. Marker is in Fort Monroe, Virginia, in Hampton. Marker is on Bernard Road 0.1 miles from Bernard and Mathews Lane, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is across from the Casemate Museum in front of one of two identical buildings. Marker is at or near this postal address: Quarters 17, Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 3 – Inch Ordnance Rifle (within shouting distance of this marker); 12-Pounder Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish 1-½ Pounder (within shouting distance of this marker); Lantaka (within shouting distance of this marker); Confinement of Jefferson Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); 12-Pounder Gun-Howitzer (within
Lee's Quarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Linda Walcroft, June 21, 2008
2. Lee's Quarters Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Honoring Dr. John J. Craven (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant John Trout Greble (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Monroe.
 
More about this marker. Fort Monroe is a U.S. military base which is scheduled to close in 2011. Until then, expect to go through a security gate at the entrance to the base. Identification and vehicle registration are required. Signs will direct you to the historic Casemate Museum.
 
Regarding Lee's Quarters. The building contains several dwelling units.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMilitaryWar, US Civil
 
Lee's Quarters image. Click for full size.
By Linda Walcroft, June 21, 2008
3. Lee's Quarters
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2008, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,031 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2008, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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