• Cape Henry Memorial Park

    Cape Henry Memorial

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Fees & Reservations

There is no fee to visit Cape Henry. The Cape Henry Memorial site is unattended by National Park Service personnel, and there are no facilities or services available.

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.