Old Cape Henry Light, Virginia Beach, VA | The Cat's Meow Village

Old Cape Henry Light, Virginia Beach, VA

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Old Cape Henry Light, Virginia Beach, VA, Virginia, lighthouse, nautical
$17.00

SKU:
03-621
Dimensions: 
3 x 6.25
Location: 
Virginia

This Old Cape Henry Light keepsake is hand-crafted from ¾” thick wood with a detailed front design and a written description on the back. It can set neatly on a shelf, desk or narrow ledge such as window or door trim. Group it with other Cat’s Meows to create your own little Village!

At the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay stands the third oldest light which has withstood several wars and over 200 years of storms.  Construction began in 1774, but was interrupted by the Revolutionary War.  the tower was completed and lit in 1792, making it the first light completed by the newly formed Federal government.