History of Cape Henry

Fielding Lewis Tyler talked about the history of Cape Henry and the three famous landmarks located on the Joint Expeditionary Base Little… read more

Fielding Lewis Tyler talked about the history of Cape Henry and the three famous landmarks located on the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. The Cape Henry Memorial Cross marks the location where the Jamestown settlers first landed in 1607. The Old Cape Henry Light was the first lighthouse authorized and built by the federal government. The Battle of the Virginia Capes Monument includes a statue of French Admiral François Joseph Paul de Grasse.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on March 18-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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History of Cape Henry

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Tour
Location:
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 20, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2013

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  • Apr 20, 2013 | 11:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2013 | 5:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 22, 2013 | 4:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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