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North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George Washington

1732-1799

 

— Westmoreland County —

 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription.  The Father of Our Country, Washington was unanimously elected the First President of the United States. He commanded the American forces at Yorktown to victory over the British creating American Independence. He later individually stopped a soldiers rebellion on the young nation's Congress and preserved the country's hard-won freedom.
 
Erected 1999 by City of Virginia Beach.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the Virginia Legends Walk series lists.
 
Location. 36° 50.494′ N, 75° 58.416′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker is on Atlantic Avenue just south of 14th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1304 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach VA 23451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Booker T. Washington (here, next to this marker); Douglas MacArthur (here, next to this marker); George S. Patton
Virginia Legends Walk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 20, 2010
2. Virginia Legends Walk Marker
(here, next to this marker); Cyrus Hall McCormick (here, next to this marker); James Madison (here, next to this marker); Grace Sherwood (a few steps from this marker); John Marshall (a few steps from this marker); Patrick Henry (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Virginia Beach.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 30, 2021, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 30, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on July 28, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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