“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Phoebus in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Hampton Institute

Has Been Designated


—A National Historic Landmark —

Hampton Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, 2015
1. Hampton Institute Marker
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
the United States of America

Erected 1974 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 37° 1.394′ N, 76° 19.834′ W. Marker is in Phoebus, Virginia, in Hampton. Marker can be reached from Emancipation Drive south of East Tyler Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. The National Historical Landmark plaque is on the west side of the pathway encircling the venerable Emancipation Oak on the campus grounds. It is accessible to pedestrians from the visitors' parking lot off Emancipation Drive. 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. Emancipation Oak (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Emancipation Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); John Baptist Pierce (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Phoebus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Church at Kecoughtan (approx. ¼ mile away); The Hampton Indian Program (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camp Hamilton (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Phoebus (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoebus.
Additional keywords. Hampton University
Categories. African AmericansEducationNotable PlacesWar, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2015, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on June 10, 2015, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photo   1. submitted on June 5, 2015, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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