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Buckroe Beach in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Buckroe

 
 
Buckroe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
1. Buckroe Marker
Inscription.  In 1620, Frenchmen sent over to plant mulberry trees and grape vines settled here. The name was taken from a place in England.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number WY-92.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 37° 2.454′ N, 76° 17.562′ W. Marker is in Buckroe Beach in Hampton, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of East Pembroke Avenue and South 2nd Street, in the median on East Pembroke Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton VA 23669, 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. Bay Shore Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bay Shore Beach & Resort (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harbor Defense Regimental Distinctive Insignia (approx. 2 miles away); Phoebus - The Gateway To The New World (approx. 2.2 miles away); Saint Mary Star Of The Sea And Its School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Phoebus
E Pembroke Ave & S 2nd St image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
2. E Pembroke Ave & S 2nd St
(approx. 2.3 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 2.3 miles away); Camp Hamilton (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buckroe Beach.
 
Also see . . .
1. Buckroe Beach Community News. (Submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Save Buckroe Beach. Buckroe Beach Bayfront Park Committee (Submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Buckroe Beach image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
3. Buckroe Beach
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 666 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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