African Arrival Day

Launching the 2019 Commemoration, African Arrival Day takes place in August  to commemorate the 1619 arrival of the first Africans in English North America at Point Comfort (site of Fort Monroe). The 2018 event will launch awareness of the 2019 400th anniversary and the impact the occurrences that year had on the English North American colonies, our nation and the world.

This public event will include tours, live musical entertainment, performing arts, historical tours, guest speakers, art exhibits, family activities, and a film festival.

Schedule of Events

To Be Announced