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 Cannon firing at Fort Norfolk, Norfolk VA - Photo by Steven Forrest

Fort Norfolk Events

206th Anniversary of the Battle of Craney Island

Craney Island Victory Celebration

June 22, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM

June 23, 2019 Noon to 4 PM

Help us celebrate the 206nd anniversary victory at the Battle of Craney Island on June 22, 1813. Fort Norfolk will have War of 1812 re-enactors portraying American forces stationed at the fort. Re-enactors will be demonstrating the weapons of the time and explaining the history of the War of 1812. The Norfolk Historic Society will be giving guided tours of the fort.



Visitor Information

Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM For Self Guided Tour. The self guided tour is only the outside of the buildings inside the fort. Free parking is available behind the guard house at the Entrance. Must show picture ID to gate guard at entrance building.

Norfolk Historic Society tours starting June 18 until September 24: Sunday Noon - 4:00 PM

Open other Weekends for special events only.

Admission Cost: Free

Address: 810 Front Street, Norfolk, VA 23510

Official Web site for more information: http://www.nao.usace.army.mil