• 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?

English Settlers Landing at Cape Henry, Virginia in April 1607

The English landed at Cape Henry at about 4:00 a.m. on April 26, 1607. That night, Virginia Indians launched an attack. Captain Gabriel Archer was shot through the palm and a sailor was also wounded.