Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Near this monument
disembarked on February 19, 1755
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
Erected by the
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. ¼ 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 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 Era • Notable Persons • War, French and Indian •
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