Willoughby Spit in Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle, Monitor and Merrimack
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1942.
Location. 36° 58.027′ N, 76° 17.352′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. It is in Willoughby Spit. Marker is on West Ocean View Avenue (Virginia Route 168) just east of Richview Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk VA 23503, 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. Birthplace of Naval Aviation (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Flight Ship to Shore (approx. 1.4 miles away); We remember turret two ... (approx. 1˝ miles away); Naval Air Station Norfolk (approx. 1˝ miles away); Fort Wool (approx. 1˝ miles away); Virginia and Monitor (approx. Fort Wool (approx. 1˝ miles away); USS Cole (DDG 67) Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack. (Submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Ironclad Photos. A number of photos of the Civil War Ironclads among other Civil War items. (Submitted on August 12, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Additional keywords. Battle, Monitor and Merrimack
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,525 times since then and 117 times this year. Last updated on July 29, 2009, by Jeff Conner of Norfolk, Virginia. Photos: 1. submitted on July 27, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 2. submitted on September 21, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. 3. submitted on July 27, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.