Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1957 by Owen Foundry Mfg. Co., Inc. Norfolk.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. A significant historical date for this entry is June 22, 1813.
Location. 36° 51.666′ N, 76° 18.255′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Memorial is on Fairfax Avenue, on the right when traveling north. It is in the 800 block, near the Hofheimer Hall Building of Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Gresham Dr, Norfolk VA 23507, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Norfolk 17 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Norfolk Public Library (approx. 0.8 miles away); James W. Hunter House, 1894 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Portsmouth Naval HospitalWest Freemason Street Historic District (approx. 0.9 miles away); Taylor-Whittle House, 1791 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Marine Observation Tower (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fort Tar (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
More about this marker. This marker is one of three with the title, “Craney Island.” There is also marker number K-268 The Battle of Craney Island. Information about that battle is on the marker, British Command, Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail, as well. See the “Related Marker” section as a quick reference to all of them.
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 15, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.