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Flagship Sarah Constant

 
 
Flagship Sarah Constant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., July 21, 2010
1. Flagship Sarah Constant Marker
Inscription.  On April 26, 1607, Captain Christopher Newport and the passengers and crew members of the Sarah Constant, the Godspeed, and the Discovery arrived near this spot during a storm. They explored the landscape and eventually settled in Jamestowne.
 
Erected 2007 by the Sarah Constant Chapter, NSDAR.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1607.
 
Location. 36° 57.565′ N, 76° 15.527′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Ocean View Avenue (U.S. 60) and Tidewater Drive (Virginia Route 168), on the right when traveling west. On the back edge of the parking lot in Susan Constant Shrine Beach. 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Susan Constant Shrine (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Torch, 1942
Flagship Sarah Constant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., July 21, 2010
2. Flagship Sarah Constant Marker
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); USS Intrepid (CV-11) (about 500 feet away); Landing of Wool and Surrender of Norfolk (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Flight Ship to Shore (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle, Monitor and Merrimack (approx. 1.8 miles away); Birthplace of Naval Aviation (approx. 1.9 miles away); Naval Aviation Depot, Norfolk (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
 
Flagship Sarah Constant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., July 21, 2010
3. Flagship Sarah Constant Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,484 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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May. 25, 2022