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Lamberts Point in Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Quarantine Road

 
 
Quarantine Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. Quarantine Road Marker
Inscription.  This is a portion of the road to the first quarantine house in Virginia. Established under the Acts of Assembly of 1783, which required vessels coming from foreign ports to perform quarantine if there were reason be believe the ship was a carrier of infectious disease.
 
Erected 1963 by Owen Manufacturing Corporation, Norfolk, Virginia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 36° 53.14′ N, 76° 18.402′ W. Marker is in Lamberts Point in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Elizabeth River Trail 0.1 miles north of West 43rd Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4700 Elkhorn Ave, Norfolk VA 23529, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Connections" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Norfolk Light Artillery Blues (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Academic Building Site (approx. half a mile away); The Norfolk 17
Quarantine Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
2. Quarantine Road Marker
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Craney Island (approx. 1.7 miles away); Father Ryan's Home (approx. 1.8 miles away); Camp Talbot (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lamberts Point.
 
 
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 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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