Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1998 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-254.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is May 10, 1779.
Location. 36° 48′ N, 76° 31.107′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Nansemond Parkway (Virginia Route Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3228 Nansemond Parkway, Suffolk VA 23435, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Bowser Plantation (approx. 1.1 miles away); James Bowser, Revolutionary Soldier (approx. 1.6 miles away); Sleepy Hole Ferry (approx. 1.9 miles away); Yeates School (approx. 1.9 miles away); Bennett's Home (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hargrove's Tavern (approx. 2.1 miles away); Glebe Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Glebe Church (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
More about this marker. The inscription for Revolutionary Camp (K-254) is almost identical to the one for Hargrove’s Tavern (K-270). Both markers give an account of the same four days in May 1779 with slight variances in details. See the illustration, “A Comparative of K-254 and K-270.”
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 1,081 times since then and 93 times this year. Last updated on November 19, 2017, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. 3. submitted on November 19, 2017, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.