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Cape Henry Virginia Beach

Here is an older photo of Cape Henry old light + new lighthouse !! At Virginia Beach, Virginia !! Taken in 1999 !

Wikipedia: The Cape Henry Lighthouse has long been important for the large amount of ocean-going shipping traffic for the harbors, its rivers, and shipping headed to ports on the Chesapeake Bay. The original lighthouse was the first lighthouse authorized by the U.S. government, dating from 1792. It was also the first federal construction project under the Constitution, for an original contract amount of $15,200 (an additional $2,500 was required to finish the lighthouse). A second lighthouse was built and completed in 1881 a short distance away after concern arose about the stability of the first.

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Uploaded on June 12, 2012