Historic Sites: Cape Henry Lighthouse

May
1

Event

Preservation Month: The Cape Henry Lighthouse Restoration Story

Cape Henry Lighthouse

May 1, 2019

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Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Avenue
Fort Story, Virginia 23459

For Preservation Month this May, Cape Henry Lighthouse interpreters will discuss the dune restoration project with guests, including: The story of drifting sands since 1792. Why the restoration project was necessary. The goals and end product of the restoration. Come learn all the facts from our staff and see before and after pictures! …

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Apr
26

Event

First Landing Day at Cape Henry Lighthouse

First Landing Day

Apr 26, 2019

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Avenue
Fort Story, Virginia 23459

Visit Cape Henry Lighthouse April 26 for First Landing Day. Our historic interpreters will be hosting walking tours and dune talks focused on the 1607 arrival of English settlers to Cape Henry. Be sure to also stop by the Cape Henry Memorial, a part of the Colonial National Historical Park, to speak with a National …

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Apr
20

Event

Earth Day Celebration

Earth Day

Apr 20, 2019

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Avenue
Fort Story, Virginia 23459

You can join the global Earth Day movement early by visiting Cape Henry Lighthouse April 20 to learn how to make a positive impact on your environment and the planet every day. Earth Day is April 22 and this year’s theme is “Protect Our Species.” At the lighthouse you can learn about ocean life in …

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May
11

Event

Pints for Preservation

craft beer

May 11, 2019

3:00 pm — 6:00 pm

May 16, 2019

6:00 pm — 9:00 pm

May 23, 2019

4:00 pm — 7:00 pm

Enjoy a craft beer this Preservation Month during one of three Pints for Preservation happy hour events taking place in Virginia Beach. Proceeds from each event will go towards the ongoing restoration needs of the old Cape Henry Lighthouse. Preservation Virginia and the Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission are partnering with the following local craft …

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May
4

Event

Cape Henry Lighthouse Grand Re-Opening Celebration

Cape Henry Lighthouse

May 4, 2019

11:00 am — 4:15 pm

Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Avenue
Fort Story, Virginia 23459

Celebrate the reopening of the Cape Henry Lighthouse tower and completion of the dune restoration project with us on May 4. Bring your friends and family to the lighthouse for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:00 a.m. with officials from the City of Virginia Beach and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story as well as …

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Sep
22

Event

Smithsonian Museum Day

Sep 22, 2018

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Click here to find participating museums and download a ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 22, …

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