Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Near this monument
disembarked on February 19, 1755
Major General and Commander-in-Chief
of all the British forces in America.
His coming marked the beginning
of an important stage in the war
which lost to France
all her extended
Erected by the
of America in the
State of Virginia
May 9, 1916.
Erected 1916 by Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Braddock’s Road and Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock, and the The Colonial Dames of America, National Society of series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1770.
Location. 37° 1.194′ N, 76° 20.704′ W. Marker is in Hampton, Virginia. Marker is on Victoria Boulevard near Bridge Street, in the median. 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 walking Little England (approx. ¼ mile away); Bunch of Grapes Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Hampton Carousel (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Hampton Carousel (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Claiborne (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dorothy Johnson Vaughan (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. Katherine G. Johnson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mary Winston Jackson (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 766 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 5. submitted on January 23, 2016.