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Trinity church bell tower photo by Steven Forrest

Battle of Craney Island
Victory Bell Ringing

On June 22, 2013 at 12:03 PM church bells will ring out for 2 minutes to celebrate the victory at Craney Island 200 years ago. The victory at Craney Island saved Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia from being captured by the British.


Participating Churches

Be the first church to participate by contacting the Norfolk Historical Society.

Get Involved

The Norfolk Historical Society is seeking groups who would like become a partner to help commemorate the victory at the Battle of Craney Island.


Map of the Battle of Craney Island

Map of the Battle

This map of the Battle of Craney Island first appeared in Lossings Field Book of the War of 1812 published in 1869.