Cape Charles, Virginia, historic photographs

About this collection

Cape Charles was established in 1884 as the southern terminus of the New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk Railroad. The collection consists of photographs showing the early development of Cape Charles. Views of the wharf and harbor areas and the steamship "Cape Charles" built by Harlan and Hollingsworth of Wilmington, Delaware, comprise nearly half the collection. Click here to view the collection finding aid.

    Image: Cape Charles Hotel, 1885. Click to view.

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