Ghent in 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.
Location. 36° 51.666′ N, 76° 18.255′ W. Marker is in Ghent 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 in this post office area: 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. Portsmouth Naval Hospital (approx. 0.9 miles away); West 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).
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 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 20 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.