Cape Henry Lighthouse
Today, Cape Henry Lighthouse silently guards the entry way into the Chesapeake Bay. Standing near the spot where in 1607 Captain Newport raised a cross to offer thanks for their safe crossing of the Atlantic, the Lighthouse is opened to the public on a seasonal schedule.
Visit 2 lighthouse that are side by side at Cape Henry. Identification is needed as this is located on Fort Story military base.
Cape Henry Lighthouse is the first federally funded public works project of the newly formed United States government. It was authorized by George Washington and overseen by Alexander Hamilton. The Lighthouse is situated near the “First Landing” site where English settlers first set foot on their…
The Cape Henry Lighthouse is a lighthouse at Cape Henry, the landform marking the southern entrance to Chesapeake Bay in the U.S. state of Virginia. The Lighthouse is situated near the “First Landing” site where English settlers first set foot on their way to settle in Jamestown. Built with the…
Just up the street from Flamingo Cottage. A fun local landmark to visit. Climb to the top of the lighthouse and take in the view!
“A special place if you are up for some learning on the natural V-Beach habitat and history!”
“Get wet & wild kayaking through the ocean surf off of First Landing State Park!!! Guided tours from the Lynnhaven River and Chesapeake Bay. www. kayaknaturetours.com”
“Within walking distance, the MOCA continually rotates thru artists work. You can find out more on what they have on display on their website. ”
““The most popular park around. Great hiking and you can even end up at north end beach.””