• Cape Henry Memorial Park

    Cape Henry Memorial

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a NPS brochure available for Cape Henry Memorial?

ANSWER: The National Park Service has not re-published the Cape Henry Memorial brochure for several years. All stocks of this brochure have been expend. Currently there are no plans to re-print this brochure

Did You Know?

bronze statue of Admiral de Grasse at Cape Henry Memorial, Virginia

In 1781, the French fleet, commanded by Admiral de Grasse, blockaded the Chesapeake Bay just offshore from Cape Henry, contributing to Lord Charles Cornwallis’ surrender to General George Washington at the siege of Yorktown.