Record ID: 32

Site Name

Cape Charles

Type

Capes and Promontories

Description

Northampton co., E Va., 33 miles NE of Norfolk, in Eastern Shore area; Cape Charles, S tip of Delmarva Peninsula 8 mi. to SSE; 37�16'N 76�00'W. On harbor on Chesapeake Bay; Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel to SSE. RR terminus; RR barge ferry to Norfolk. Mfg. (concrete prods., fertilizer). Agr. (grain, vegetables; livestock, poultry). Limestone. Resort (fishing, bathing).

Entrance to Chesapeake Bay: Cape Charles to north; Cape henry to south (Image Id: 1667)
Entrance to Chesapeake Bay: Cape Charles to north; Cape henry to south (Image Id: 1667)