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Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

President's Days Plaque

 
 
President's Days Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, November 9, 2016
1. President's Days Plaque
Inscription.  Suffolk. The first to honor Franklin D. Roosevelt with President’s Days April 29-30, 1933.
 
Erected by Suffolk News-Herald.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events.
 
Location. 36° 43.698′ N, 76° 35.001′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling south. It is bolted to the sidewalk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 West Washington Street, Suffolk VA 23434, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old City Hall Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Obici-Oderzo Fountain Marker (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mr. Peanut (approx. 0.2 miles away); Booker T. Washington High School (approx. ¼ mile away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Korea and Vietnam Wars Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Militia of Suffolk and Nansemond County (approx. half a mile away); World War I Monument (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
 
A view that shows the plaque’s actual size. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, January 14, 2018
2. A view that shows the plaque’s actual size.
The ink pen lying beside the plaque is about four-inches long.
President’s Days Plaque, facing west. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, January 14, 2018
3. President’s Days Plaque, facing west.
The viewer is standing on the northwest corner of West Washington at its intersection with East Main Street.
President’s Days Plaque, facing east. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, January 1, 2017
4. President’s Days Plaque, facing east.
President’s Days Plaque, facing south. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, January 14, 2018
5. President’s Days Plaque, facing south.
Across West Washington Street, in the far background, is the Mr. Peanut statue, standing in Character Corner.
President’s Days Plaque, facing north. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, January 1, 2017
6. President’s Days Plaque, facing north.
The plaque is pictured at the left of the large, round manhole cover.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 5, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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