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

Douglas MacArthur

1880-1964

 

— Norfolk —

 
Douglas MacArthur Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. Douglas MacArthur Marker
Inscription.  General MacArthur was one of only five American five-star generals. His leadership in the Pacific helped ensure Allied victory, and he accepted Japan's unconditional surrender ending World War II. He is remembered for saying "I shall return!" to the Philippine people, and "Old soldiers never die — they just fade away."
 
Erected 1999 by City of Virginia Beach.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Legends Walk series list.
 
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); George Washington (here, next to this marker); George S. Patton (here, next to this marker); James Madison (here, next to this
Virginia Legends Walk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 20, 2010
2. Virginia Legends Walk Marker
marker); Cyrus Hall McCormick (here, next to this marker); Grace Sherwood (a few steps from this marker); John Marshall (a few steps from this marker); Patsy Cline (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 41 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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