Willoughby Spit in Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Birthplace of Naval Aviation
Erected by the City of Norfolk.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Notable Events.
Location. 36° 58.026′ N, 76° 17.537′ W. Marker is in Willoughby Spit in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of West Ocean View Avenue (Virginia Route 168) and Rallston Street, in the median on West Ocean View Avenue. 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. Battle, Monitor and Merrimack (approx. 0.2 miles away); We remember turret two ... (approx. 1.4 miles away); Virginia and Monitor (approx. 1.4 miles away); Naval Air Station Norfolk Fort Wool (approx. 1.4 miles away); USS Cole (DDG 67) Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Wool (approx. 1˝ miles away); USS Cole DDG 67 (approx. 1˝ miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 736 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.