“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)

Zachary Taylor

1784 - 1850


— Barboursville —

Zachary Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. Zachary Taylor Marker
Inscription.  The 12th U.S. President, Taylor earned his national reputation in the Mexican War. There he commanded the military in Texas after its annexation to the U.S. and successfully kept the territory in American possession. His nickname was "Old Rough and Ready."
Erected 1999 by City of Virginia Beach.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, Mexican-American. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #12 Zachary Taylor, and the Virginia Legends Walk series lists.
Location. 36° 50.491′ N, 75° 58.442′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker is on Pacific Avenue (U.S. 60) just south of 14th Street. 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. William Styron (here, next to this marker); Woodrow Wilson (here, next to this marker); John Tyler (here, next to this marker); William Henry Harrison (here, next to this
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marker); Robert E. Lee (here, next to this marker); Pocahontas (here, next to this marker); The Carter Family (a few steps from this marker); T.J. "Stonewall" Jackson (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 25 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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