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

Tom Wolfe

1931 -

 

— Richmond —

 
Tom Wolfe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. Tom Wolfe Marker
Inscription.  Wolfe is the father of New Journalism being the first use present tense in magazine profiles. He coined the terms "statusphere," "radical chic," "The Me Decade," and "good ol' boy," as well as "The Right Stuff," which became a movie that won four Oscars and eight Academy Award nominations in 1983.
 
Erected 1999 by City of Virginia Beach.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunicationsEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Legends Walk series list.
 
Location. 36° 50.491′ N, 75° 58.449′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Pacific Avenue (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Pacific 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. Bill "Bojangles" Robinson (here, next to this marker); Edgar Allen Poe (here, next to this marker); George C. Marshall (here, next to this marker); Captain John Smith
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(here, next to this marker); William Clark (here, next to this marker); James Monroe (here, next to this marker); Katie Couric (here, next to this marker); John Tyler (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 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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