“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

William Styron

1925 - 2006


— Newport News —

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By Kevin W., July 20, 2010
1. Virginia Legends Walk Marker
Inscription.  Styron won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature as well as the William Dean Howells Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1968 as a result of “The Confessions of Nat Turner.” He also wrote Sophie's Choice and won the National Book Award in 1980, which was made into a movie in 1982 and received five Academy Award nominations and the Best Actress Oscar.
Erected 1999 by City of Virginia Beach.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Legends Walk series list.
Location. 36° 50.491′ N, 75° 58.443′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Pacific Avenue (U.S. 60) just south of 14th Street, 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. Woodrow Wilson (here, next to this marker); John Tyler (here, next to this marker); Zachary Taylor
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(here, next to this marker); William Henry Harrison (here, next to this marker); Captain John Smith (a few steps from this marker); Pocahontas (a few steps from this marker); Robert E. Lee (a few steps from this marker); The Carter Family (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 30 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on July 31, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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Feb. 25, 2021