Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Old Point Comfort Light
Erected 1988 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-93.)
Location. 37° 0.095′ N, 76° 18.386′ W. Marker is in Fort Monroe, Virginia, in Hampton. Marker is on Fenwick Road 0.3 miles east of Ingalls Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The lighthouse is closed to the public. But viewable from Fenwick Road. Parking is available at the nearby Engineer Wharf Fishing Pier parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Engineer Wharf (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Monroe Seawall History (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Monroe Seawall History (about 300 feet away); Fort Monroe History Fort Monroe Concrete Seawall Eastern Terminus (about 500 feet away); First Africans in Virginia (was about 600 feet away but has been reported permanently removed. ); a different marker also named First Africans in Virginia (about 600 feet away); Lantaka (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Monroe.
Also see . . . Old Point Comfort Lighthouse - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. (Submitted on May 20, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.