Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Downtown in Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tripoli Street

 
 
Tripoli Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Laura Troy, November 4, 2007
1. Tripoli Street Marker
Inscription.  Monticello Avenue, South of Market Street, was formerly Tripoli Street. It was named in honour of Commodore Stephen Decatur's victory over the Barbary Pirates, after he had requested that his own name should not be used.
 
Erected 1931 by City of Norfolk.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 36° 50.925′ N, 76° 17.402′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. It is in Downtown. Marker is at the intersection of Monticello Avenue and East Tazewell Street, on the left when traveling north on Monticello Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk VA 23510, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor Tazewell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Town Back Creek and Stone Bridge (about 400 feet away); Margaret Douglass (about 400 feet away); Littleton Waller Tazewell (about 400 feet away); Monticello Hotel, 1898 (about 400 feet away); Norfolk College for Young Ladies
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(about 500 feet away); Old City Hall and Courthouse, 1850 (about 600 feet away); Col. Samuel Leroy Slover (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
 
Tripoli Street Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 19, 2019
2. Tripoli Street Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 981 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 6, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia.   2. submitted on February 5, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=3370

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Jul. 20, 2024