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Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Flood of August 23, 1933

 
 
Flood of August 23, 1933 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 6, 2021
1. Flood of August 23, 1933 Marker
Inscription.  The mark below shows the height to which flood waters of August 23, 1933 reached.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersForts and CastlesWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 37° 0.121′ N, 76° 18.661′ W. Marker is in Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia. Marker is on Ingalls Road just north of Fenwick Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 Ingalls Rd, Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hurricane Isabel (here, next to this marker); Wisser Hall: From Books To War Games (a few steps from this marker); Why Was The Fort Built Here? (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Algernourne (within shouting distance of this marker); A Bay Worth Preserving (within shouting distance of this marker); Who Built Fort Monroe? (within shouting distance of this marker); How Big Is Fort Monroe? (within shouting distance of this marker); Digging Up The Past (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Monroe.
 
Flood Height Markers image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 6, 2021
2. Flood Height Markers
The marker on this the lower of the two plaques.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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