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

U.S. Coast Guard Virginia Lifeboat Stations

 
 
U.S. Coast Guard Virginia Lifeboat Stations Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. U.S. Coast Guard Virginia Lifeboat Stations Marker
Inscription.  
Established Pre WWII

Popes Island, 1878 - 1954
Assateague Beach, 1875 - 1967
Wallops Beach, 1863 - c. 1946
Metomkin Inlet, 1888 - 1964
Wachapreague, 1875 - 1937
Parramore Beach, 1883
Little Machipongo Inlet, 1936 - 1954
Hog Island, 1875 - c. 1951
Cobb Island, 1875 - 1964
Smith Island, 1875 - c. 1958
Little Creek, 1937
Cape Henry, 1875 - 1939
Virginia Beach, 1878 - 1969
Dam Neck Mills, 1874 - 1938
Little Island, 1878 - 1964
False Cape, 1875 - 1937

In Commemoration of Those Who Faithfully Served Along Virginia Shores.

 
Erected 1983 by Dedicated by Richmond, Virginia Council, Navy League of the United States.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkMilitaryWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 36° 51.138′ N, 75° 58.53′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Memorial is on Virginia Beach Boardwalk
U.S. Coast Guard Virginia Lifeboat Stations Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
2. U.S. Coast Guard Virginia Lifeboat Stations Marker
just south of 24th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2401 Atlantic 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. The United States Life-Saving Service Stations & Crews (here, next to this marker); Replica Race Point Surfboat (here, next to this marker); The Life-Saving Station (a few steps from this marker); U-boats Off the Mid-Atlantic Coast (a few steps from this marker); Outer planking from a vessel (a few steps from this marker); Old Coast Guard Station (a few steps from this marker); 24th Street Park (a few steps from this marker); The War of 1812 / President – Little Belt Affair (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 Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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