Historic Sites: Cape Henry Lighthouse

Nov
1

Event

Native American Heritage Month at Cape Henry Lighthouse

Native American Heritage Month

Nov 1, 2019

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Avenue
Fort Story, Virginia 23459

Prior to the English arrival at Cape Henry in 1607, there were at least two Chesapeake Bay towns surrounded by wooden walls (palisades) and populated by Native Americans. The main …

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Sep
7

Event

Dune Talk: Battle of the Capes

Sep 7, 2019

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Avenue
Fort Story, Virginia 23459

The Battle of the Capes was the largest and most decisive naval battle during the Revolutionary War. It happened in the Chesapeake Bay between two capes: Cape Charles and Cape …

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Jul
4

Event

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit to Build a Lighthouse

Jul 4, 2019

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Avenue
Fort Story, Virginia 23459

A lighthouse at Cape Henry was necessary long before one was actually built. The Chesapeake Bay is the northern most point of the Grave Yard of the Atlantic and dangerous …

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May
12

Event

Mother’s Day Jewelry Making Workshop

mother's day jewelry

May 12, 2019

11:00 am — 12:00 pm

Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Avenue
Fort Story, Virginia 23459

Spend time with mom this Mother’s Day while making a beautiful piece of Cape Henry Lighthouse jewelry. Get tickets for our jewelry making workshop on top of the newly restored …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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