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Providing for the exchange of land for the Cape Henry Memorial site in Fort Story, Va.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Providing for the exchange of land for the Cape Henry Memorial site in Fort Story, Va.

report (to accompany H.R. 3556) (including the cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Henry, Cape (Va.),
  • Colonial National Historical Park (Va.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 99th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 99-442, pt. 1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14273833M

    After four and a half months crossing storm swept seas weary Englishmen made land-fall in April They anchored their ships in the protected waters of the bay and landed a small party upon the shore. They built a wooden cross and planted it in the sand naming the place Cape Henry. CAPE HENRY MEMORIAL CROSS Commemorating the 82nd Anniversary of the Monument Placed By The National Society Daughters of the American Colonists And The 98th Continuous Observance Honoring the First Settlers By The Order of Cape Henry Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story Fort Story, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

    Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Henry Fort (–28 Apr ), Find a Grave Memorial no. , citing Fort Cemetery, Hamilton County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Row (contributor ). Fort Henry Memorial: The site in Anthony is located at American Legion Park on South Bridge Street at the bridge over Henry’s Fork River. Very easy to miss, park in the gas station on the south side of the river and you will be there. Fort Henry Markers: Big reader board type signs located out of town on Salem Road just before it crosses.

    Cape Henry Memorial Monuments commemorate where Jamestown colonists, America's first permanent English settlers, came ashore on Ap , as well as . The Cape Henry Memorial commemorates the first landfall at Cape Henry, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, of colonists bound for the Jamestown settlement. After landing on Ap , they explored the area, named the cape, and set up a cross before proceeding up the James River.


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The Cape Henry Memorial commemorates the first landfall at Cape Henry, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, of colonists bound for the Jamestown landing on Apthey explored the area, named the cape, and set up a cross before proceeding up the James River.A stone cross, set up in by the Daughters of the American Colonists, stands in the quarter-acre ing body: National Park Service.

A t Cape Henry, you'll find the Cape Henry Memorial Cross, commemorating the site where a wooden cross was erected by the early English settlers upon their safe arrival to Virginia in April ofas well as the statue of Admiral Comte deGrasse.

deGrasse, commander of the French fleet sent to support General George Washington, was a key partner in securing America's independence. Cape Henry Memorial. Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia. Info; Alerts; erected a wooden cross and gave thanks for a successful crossing to a new land.

InAmericans could watch from these same sand dunes the largest naval battle of the Revolutionary War. The Cape Henry lighthouse has long served to protect and guide.

Welcome to Cape Henry Memorial. This quarter acre of ground marks the approximate site of the first landing of the Jamestown settlers in Virginia.

The grass and shrub covered dunes provides a picturesque setting to just wonder about, read the monuments or just sit down, relax and smell the fresh sea air. To provide for the transfer of the Cape Henry Memorial site in Fort Story, Virginia, to the Department of the Interior. Whereas the Colonial National Historical Park (formerly the Colo-nial National Monument) established under the Act of Congress approved July 3,includes Jamestown, Yorktown, and Wil.

Fort Story Family Homes added a new photo — at Cape Henry Memorial. July 2, Virginia Beach, VA Denise Pons added a new photo — at Cape Henry Memorial.5/5(12). T he Cape Henry Memorial Cross, located on the tip of Cape Henry, marks the approximate site where Jamestown settlers first landed in the New World on Ap The cross was erected in by the Daughters of the American Colonists, and the site became.

Fort Story Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach, VA /52 Yelp reviews. There are actually three points of interest at the Memorial site. First and foremost is the Cape Henry Memorial, a concrete cross fashioned to resemble the oak cross originally erected on the cape.

This was dedicated on Apby the Daughters of the American Colonists. Today this quarter acre of beach front is commemorated with waysides, a granite memorial cross, a statue of Admiral Comte de Grasse and a walkway ramp up the dunes to a magnificent view of where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Chesapeake Bay.

Today Cape Henry Memorial is located on Fort Story Military Reservation in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Fort Henry was an English frontier fort in 17th century colonial Virginia near the falls of the Appomattox exact location has been debated, but the most popular one (marked by Virginia Historical Marker QA-6) is on a bluff about four blocks north of the corner of W.

Washington and N. South Streets in Petersburg. Fort Henry was built in by order of the House of Burgesses. Fees and Passes. 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.

Contact: Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story Public Affairs Office / Last updated: November 1, Contact the Park. Today this quarter acre of beach front is commemorated with waysides, a granite memorial cross, a statue of Admiral Comte de Grasse and a walkway ramp up the dunes to a magnificant view of where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Chesapeake Bay.

Today Cape Henry Memorial is located on Fort Story Military Reservation in Virginia Beach, Virginia. This stone cross set up in by the Daughters of the American Colonists commemorates the landfall at Cape Henry, in Virginia Beach.

On Ap British colonists landed at Cape Henry, Virginia and there began what would become the most free, the most propserous nation in the history of mankind. May 5, Veterans Affairs offers live virtual training on health care for Fort Drum’s female veterans May 5, Fort Knox to celebrate Mother’s Day May 10 with drive-in service.

[Interpretive Sign at Site:] Cape Henry Memorial Cross On Ap three small ships approached the Chesapeake Bay from the southeast and made their landfall at Cape Henry, the southernmost promontory of that body of water. The Virginia Company expedition had set sail from England in December, English colonists first landed here in Aprilerected a wooden cross and gave thanks for a successful crossing to a new land.

InAmericans could watch from these same sand dunes the largest naval battle of the Revolutionary War. Our French Allies defeated a British fleet just off this shore to set the stage for General George Washington's victory at Yorktown.

The database of burial information is updated each day. Search for burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries when the grave is marked with a government grave marker.The Cape Henry Military Reservation became Fort Story inwhen it was named after Major Gen.

John Patton Story, a renowned artillery commander. Solis said traditionally, those wishing to visit the historic sites that are within Fort Story must enter through Gate 8 at the 89 th Street entrance to the base.The Cape Henry Point neighborhood offers four-bedroom single family homes featuring a fully equipped kitchen, two-car garage, central heating and air conditioning, ample closets and storage space, porch, patio and unobstructed views of the beautiful Atlantic ocean.

Cape Henry Point was recognized with the CEL A List award. Floor Plans View.