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Downtown in Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Navy Yard of the Confederate States

 
 
The Navy Yard of the Confederate States Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 17, 2003
1. The Navy Yard of the Confederate States Marker
Inscription.  On the river shore just below here the Navy Yard of the Confederate States was located and the ships Fredericksburg and Virginia II were launched This site is dedicated to that spot by the City of Richmond, 1916
 
Erected 1916 by City of Richmond.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 37° 31.457′ N, 77° 25.108′ W. Marker is in Downtown in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Peebles St & S Ash St, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City Locks River Gauge (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rocketts Landing and Wharf / Confederate Navy Yard / Powhatan’s Birthplace (about 800 feet away); 3013 Libby Terrace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coffer Dams (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bloody Run (approx. 0.2 miles
The Navy Yard of the Confederate States Marker (replacement) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
2. The Navy Yard of the Confederate States Marker (replacement)
away); Great Ship Lock (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Richmond" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rocketts Landing (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Additional keywords. Rocketts Landing
 
The Navy Yard of the Confederate States facing south towards the James river. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 17, 2003
3. The Navy Yard of the Confederate States facing south towards the James river.
The Navy Yard of the Confederate States Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
4. The Navy Yard of the Confederate States Marker
Looking up river from the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
5. Looking up river from the marker.
Looking down river from the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 7, 2009
6. Looking down river from the marker.
View of Rocketts [Landing] and south side of James River from Libby Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher
7. View of Rocketts [Landing] and south side of James River from Libby Hill
Library of Congress LOT 4162-A
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,885 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 21, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   2. submitted on February 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on January 21, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on February 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   7. submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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