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

George S. Patton

1885 - 1945

 

— Lexington / Ft. Myer —

 
George S. Patton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. George S. Patton Marker
Inscription.  General Patton, a second generation VMI cadet with three cavalry tours at Ft. Myer, is among the greatest military commanders in U.S. history. He led allied ground troops in Africa, achieved victory in Sicily in just 38 days, and showed superb military skills in France and Germany, speeding the end of World War II.
 
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° 58.417′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Atlantic Avenue, 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. Cyrus Hall McCormick (here, next to this marker); James Madison (here, next to this marker); George Washington (here, next to this marker); Booker T. Washington (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); Douglas MacArthur (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 37 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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