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Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maury

 
 
Maury Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
1. Maury Marker
Inscription.
Pathfinder of the Seas

 
Erected 1929.
 
Location. 37° 33.761′ N, 77° 28.495′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Monument Avenue and N Belmont Avenue, in the median on Monument Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23220, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stonewall Jackson (approx. ¼ mile away); Arthur Ashe Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Memorial Bell Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Second Line of the Confederate Defenses (approx. 0.3 miles away); Virginia Historical Society (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robinson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Home For Needy Confederate Women (approx. 0.4 miles away); Residential Life at R. E. Lee Camp, No.1 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Take a tour of the monuments on “America’s Most Beautiful Boulevard.”
 
Also see . . .  Matthew Fontaine Maury. Biography of Maury from ‘The Men Behind the Myth: Who's Who Among Confederate Heroes’ webpage. (Submitted on June 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Matthew Fontaine Maury Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
2. Matthew Fontaine Maury Monument
The statue of Maury is facing in the direction of the Atlantic Ocean (east) which the "Pathfinder of the Seas" charted.
 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 813 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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