approximately 25 photographs : chiefly black and white ; in archival 3-ring binder box.
Photographs, many of them press releases, of Cape Henry, including the lighthouses, seashore, and scenes off the coast. Also includes two brochures: Cape Henry Memorial, Virginia (National Park Service, 1965 reprint) and Cape Henry Memorial : a part of Colonial National Historical Park, Virginia (National Park Service, revised 1960).
Moving Sand Dunes Photograph- September 1928 -- Dawn on the Eastern Shore Photograph, June 1929 -- Women with the dead trees at Cape Henry Photograph, Nov 1938 -- Greek freighter SS Theafano Livanos ran aground off Cape Henry, Photograph, October 1951 -- USS Michigan ran aground off Cape Henry, Photograph -- Oil being pumped to grounded USS Basilone off Cape Henry Photograph, January 1956 -- Cuban freighter Lineas Mambisas anchored off Caper Henry Photograph, August 1961 -- Construction of Coast Guard Chesapeake Entrance Light Station off Cape Henry Photograph, September 1965 -- Coast Guard Light Station commission Photograph, September 1965 -- Original Cape Henry Lighthouse Photograph (2 copies) -- Cape Henry Fog Signal, Virginia Photograph (2 copies) -- Father and Son: Cape Henry, Virginia, Page from a book -- America's First Lighthouse to be Preserved Photograph, May 1929 -- Original Cape Henry Lighthouse Photographs (4x6 and 1 enlarged to 8 x 11) -- Old and New Cape Henry Lighthouses Photograph -- And then came the Storm, Dedicating ceremonies Photograph, April 1931 -- Dedicating Cape Henry Memorial to First Landing Photograph, April 1935 -- New Cape Henry Lighthouse Photograph, December 1931 -- Twin Lighthouses of Cape Henry, VA Photograph, October 1936 -- Lighthouse and wireless at Cape Henry Photograph (1 enlargement).
(cont.) Color prints: Four paintings by Stephen Harrington, c. 2011: Cape Henry Lights, VA -- 12/15/1881 ; Cape Henry Light II, VA 1908 ; Cape Henry Light I, VA 1920; Cape Henry Lights, VA 1942.
(cont.) (First day cover) Envelope Commemorating 325th Anniversary of the Landing at Cape Henry, Virginia- April 1932 -- First Day cover Envelope Southeastern Lighthouses Old Cape Henry, Virginia-June 2003 -- Cape Henry Memorial Virginia Brochure-September 1965 -- Cape Henry Memorial Brochure (revised 1960) -- Cape Henry Virginia Beach Lighthouse Photograph,1909 with 2012 Certificate of Authenticity.
Cape Henry was discovered by Christopher Newport in 1607 and named after the Prince of Wales, Henry Frederick. Here was the first landing of settlers from England. Cape Henry was home to the first lighthouse in the United States in 1792.