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North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cape Henry Lighthouse

Virginia Beach Boardwalk Tour

 
 
Cape Henry Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 17, 2021
1. Cape Henry Lighthouse Marker
Inscription.  Silently guarding entry into the Chesapeake Bay, the Cape Henry Lighthouse was our nation's first Public Works project and stands near the First Landing spot of Jamestown settlers.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkCommunicationsSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses series list.
 
Location. 36° 51.626′ N, 75° 58.659′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker is on Virginia Beach Boardwalk 0.1 miles south of 33rd Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3107 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach VA 23451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Neptune (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Neptune (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Landing Memorial Cross (about 400 feet away); Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Threshold of a New Nation
Cape Henry Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 17, 2021
2. Cape Henry Lighthouse Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Graveyard of the Atlantic (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Princess Anne Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Day at the Beach (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Virginia Beach.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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