Chesapeake, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
North West Canal
Erected 2003 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number WP-12.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
Location. 36° 36.313′ N, 76° 22.883′ W. Marker is in Chesapeake, Virginia. Marker is on Old U.S. 17, on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesapeake VA 23322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glencoe (within shouting distance of this marker); Dismal Swamp Canal (approx. 2.3 miles away); Outliers (approx. 2.6 miles away); From Towpath...to Highway...to "Toe" path (approx. 4.1 miles away); Herring (Heron) Ditch (approx. 5.4 miles away); Dismal Swamp Canal Trail (approx. 5.6 miles away); Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (approx. 5.8 miles away); a different marker also named Dismal Swamp Canal (approx. 6.9 miles away in North Carolina). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesapeake.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Dismal Swamp Canal
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2010, by Chris Bieber of Chesapeake, Virginia. This page has been viewed 879 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on March 1, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2010, by Chris Bieber of Chesapeake, Virginia. 3. submitted on October 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.