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

Edward Braddock

 
 
Edward Braddock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
1. Edward Braddock Marker
Inscription.
(front)
Near this monument
disembarked on February 19, 1755
Edward Braddock
Major General and Commander-in-Chief
of all the British forces in America.
His coming marked the beginning
of an important stage in the war
which lost to France
all her extended
American possessions.

(rear)
Erected by the
Colonial Dames
of America in the
State of Virginia
May 9, 1916.

 
Erected 1916 by Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 37° 1.194′ N, 76° 20.704′ W. Marker is in Hampton, Virginia. Marker is on Victoria Boulevard near Bridge Street, in the median. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton VA 23669, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Little England (approx. mile away); Bunch of Grapes Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Hampton Carousel (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Claiborne (approx. 0.3 miles
Edward Braddock Marker (front) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
2. Edward Braddock Marker (front)
away); Hampton (approx. 0.3 miles away); British Approach to Hampton / The War of 1812 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Langley Field: Discovering Aerospace (approx. 0.3 miles away); Langley Field: Creating an Air Force (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hampton.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsWar, French and Indian
 
Edward Braddock Marker (rear) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
3. Edward Braddock Marker (rear)
Edward Braddock Marker image. Click for more information.
By Virginian-Pilot Photo Staff, February 17, 1926
4. Edward Braddock Marker
Historical photograph from the Hampton Roads Heritage Project, sponsored by the Norfolk Public Library.
Note the marker has apparently been moved from its original location.
Click for more information.
Edward Braddock Marker Gun image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
5. Edward Braddock Marker Gun
No. 8, 16150 lbs., W.P.F. 1876, C.S.S.
 
 
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