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Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Newport News

 
 
Newport News Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
1. Newport News Marker
Inscription. Launched by Newport News Shipbuilding during its centennial year – 1986 - as attribute to the company and city in which it stands, USS Newport News is the 17th Los Angeles-class submarine built by the Shipyard, the lead yard for the design and construction of the class.
 
Erected by Newport News Shipbuilding.
 
Location. 36° 59.056′ N, 76° 26.074′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Washington Avenue and 35th Street, on the left when traveling west. 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. Virginia (here, next to this marker); Atlantic (here, next to this marker); Nimitz (a few steps from this marker); United States (a few steps from this marker); Dorothy (a few steps from this marker); Dorothy – Hull Number One (approx. mile away); Dorothy & Newport News Shipbuilding (approx. mile away); West Avenue Library (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newport News.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
Washington Ave & 35th St image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
2. Washington Ave & 35th St
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 474 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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