• 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?

Edward Maria Wingfield, Virginia's first president

When the English landed at Cape Henry on April 26, 1607, they held the first recorded free election, in which they chose Edward Maria Wingfield from amongst the Council members.