Historic Sites: Cape Henry Lighthouse

Feb
12

Event

Willis Augustus Hodges Dune Talks

Feb 12, 2023

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Join Cape Henry Lighthouse on February 12th, 2023 in recognizing the birthday of Willis Augustus Hodges (1815-1890). A noted abolitionist, Hodges served as Cape Henry’s only African American lighthouse keeper …

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Sep
11

Event

Cape Henry Memorial Climb

Sep 11, 2022

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

The public is welcome to join the Fort Story Fire Department as they honor the heroic men and women who lost their lives on September 11th.  The climb to honor …

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Aug
7

Event

National Lighthouse Day at Cape Henry

Aug 7, 2022

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Commemorate National Lighthouse Day with Cape Henry Lighthouse, the first lighthouse to be constructed by the United States! Join the Coast Guard Auxiliary and the Navy’s Stewie the Sea Turtle …

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Aug
6

Event

National Summit Day at Cape Henry

Aug 6, 2022

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Join us for our first ever National Summit Day! Cape Henry Lighthouse sits on top of the highest natural point in Virginia Beach, a 50 foot sand dune! The first …

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Jun
13

Event

History Homeschool Days

Jun 13, 2022 - Aug 19, 2022

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Take your homeschool group on the road this summer with Preservation Virginia’s 100 miles of history! Visit all 5 of our historic sites on given weekdays for a discounted admission …

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May
19

Event

Pints for Preservation: Deadline Brewing Trivia

May 19, 2022

7:00 pm — 9:00 pm

Enjoy a Beer. Preserve the Lighthouse! Join us at Deadline Brewing at 2272 W Great Neck Road in Virginia Beach for trivia! $1 from every purchase of Sweet Potato Biere de Garde …

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