Point Comfort, which was the name of the present-day Fort Monroe, is the site where the first Africans landed in 1619.

Yes, we are always seeking assistance. Go to the “Volunteer” page to see details.

You will find on the “Plan your visit” page information on how to make arrangements.

Yes, the National Park Service is one of our many partners and are helping with the interpretive planning. You can learn more about the National Monument by visiting: nps.gov/fomr

You can make a donation to directly support the memorial by clicking on the “donate” button at the top of the page. All donations are to the Fort Monroe Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization with a restricted funding line for the African Landing Memorial.

There are several organizations in the Hampton Roads, VA area. The William Tucker 1624 Society and Project 1619, Inc. have web sites where you can submit an inquiry.