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Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maury

 
 
Maury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
1. Maury Marker
Inscription.  
Pathfinder of the Seas

 
Erected 1929.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 37° 33.761′ N, 77° 28.495′ W. Marker was in Richmond, Virginia. Marker was at the intersection of Monument Avenue and N Belmont Avenue, in the median on Monument Avenue. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Richmond VA 23220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. The Boulevard Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Arthur Ashe Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Memorial Bell Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Virginia Historical Society (approx. 0.3 miles away); 509 North Mulberry Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robinson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Robinson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Home For Needy Confederate Women (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Related markers.
Matthew Fontaine Maury Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
2. Matthew Fontaine Maury Monument
The statue of Maury is facing in the direction of the Atlantic Ocean (east) which the "Pathfinder of the Seas" charted.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Take a tour of the monuments on “America’s Most Beautiful Boulevard.”
 
Also see . . .  Matthew Fontaine Maury. Biography of Maury from ‘The Men Behind the Myth: Who's Who Among Confederate Heroes’ webpage. (Submitted on June 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,003 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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Aug. 3, 2020