President Obama designated portions of Fort Monroe a National Monument in 2011, his first exercise of this authority under the Antiquities Act. It guarded navigation of the Chesapeake Bay and Hampton Roads. Former Confederate President Jefferson Davis was imprisoned here for two years.
Link to Wikipedia The USS Arizona Memorial, at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, marks the resting place of 1,102 of the 1,177 sailors and Marines killed on USS Arizona during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The attack on Pearl Harbor and the island of Oahu led to the United States’ […]