Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Newport News Victory Arch
Greetings with love to those who return
A triumph with tears to those who sleep
Location. 36° 58.616′ N, 76° 25.94′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of West Avenue and 25th Street on West Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23607, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Victory Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); Headquarters, Hampton Roads (within shouting distance of this marker); Warwick Hotel 1883-1961 (within shouting distance of this marker); Newport News (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Great Confederate Naval Victory (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Newport News (about 500 feet away); A Nameless Grave (about 600 feet away); Jessie Menifield Rattley Municipal Center (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Newport News.
More about this marker. Peninsula citizens built a temporary Arch, dedicated April 13, 1919, for the victorious troops returning from overseas. By 1960 maintenance of the wood and plaster Arch was
Also see . . . World War I. The Old Dominion Land Company and the Development of the City of Newport News. A Collection of Maps, Blueprints, Photographs and Documents. Newport News Public Library. (Submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I •
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