“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)

Katie Couric



— Arlington —

Katie Couric Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 20, 2010
1. Katie Couric Marker
Inscription.  Couric was the first woman to solo anchor and be managing editor for a major television news prime-time broadcast, the CBS Evening News, in 2006. Prior to that, Couric was co-host of "NBC Today" for five years an co-host of the Barcelona Summer Olympics in 1992. Couric, a prominent advocate for colon and breast cancer awareness, inspired hundreds of thousands of people to get regular checkups.
Erected 1999 by the City of Virginia Beach.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsSportsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Legends Walk series list.
Location. 36° 50.489′ N, 75° 58.449′ 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. James Monroe (here, next to this marker); George C. Marshall (here, next to this marker); Edgar Allen Poe
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(here, next to this marker); Bill "Bojangles" Robinson (here, next to this marker); Tom Wolfe (here, next to this marker); William Clark (here, next to this marker); Captain John Smith (here, next to this marker); Woodrow Wilson (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Virginia Beach.
Also see . . .  Virginia Legends Walk web site. (Submitted on July 29, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,421 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on January 31, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. 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