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

John Tyler

1790 - 1862

 

— Charles City County —

 
Virginia Legends Walk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 20, 2010
1. Virginia Legends Walk Marker
Inscription.  The 10th U.S. President, Tyler was the first to succeed on death of an incumbent. He established "full presidential powers, not just acting power." His foreign policy opened trade with China and established the Maine boundary. He was the force driving the annexation of Texas, and he ended the Seminole War.
 
Erected 1999 by City of Virginia Beach.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommercePolitical SubdivisionsWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #10 John Tyler series list.
 
Location. 36° 50.492′ 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), 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. William Styron (here, next to this marker); Woodrow Wilson (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); Bill "Bojangles" Robinson (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 24 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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Mar. 6, 2021