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The Navy Yard of the Confederate States

 
 
The Navy Yard of the Confederate States Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, July 17, 2003
1. The Navy Yard of the Confederate States Marker
Inscription. On the river shore just below here the Navy Yard of the Confederate States was located and the ships Fredericksburg and Virginia II were launched This site is dedicated to that spot by the City of Richmond, 1916
 
Erected 1916 by City of Richmond.
 
Location. 37° 31.457′ N, 77° 25.108′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Peebles St & S Ash St, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23223, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City Locks River Gauge (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rocketts Landing and Wharf / Confederate Navy Yard / Powhatan’s Birthplace (about 800 feet away); Coffer Dams (approx. 0.2 miles away); Great Ship Lock (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Richmond" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rocketts Landing (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Great Ship Lock (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Additional keywords. Rocketts
The Navy Yard of the Confederate States Marker (replacement) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
2. The Navy Yard of the Confederate States Marker (replacement)
Landing

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Navy Yard of the Confederate States facing south towards the James river. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, July 17, 2003
3. The Navy Yard of the Confederate States facing south towards the James river.
The Navy Yard of the Confederate States Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
4. The Navy Yard of the Confederate States Marker
Looking up river from the marker. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
5. Looking up river from the marker.
Looking down river from the marker. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
6. Looking down river from the marker.
View of Rocketts [Landing] and south side of James River from Libby Hill Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher
7. View of Rocketts [Landing] and south side of James River from Libby Hill
Library of Congress LOT 4162-A
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,516 times since then and 120 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   7. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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