South Newport News in Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1969 by Bethel Chapter, UDC.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • War, World I. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
Location. 36° 58.777′ N, 76° 24.299′ W. Marker is in South Newport News in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Roanoke Avenue and 16th Street, in the median on Roanoke Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monitor – Merrimack (approx. half a mile away); Hampton Roads Birth of Naval Aviation (approx. half a mile away); Monitor – Merrimack Battle (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pearl Mae Bailey (approx. 0.6 miles away); Phillis Wheatley (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Newsome House (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Newsome House (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Newport News.
Also see . . . World War I. The Old Dominion Land Company and the Development of the City of Newport News. A Collection of Maps, Blueprints, Photographs and Documents. Newport News Public Library. (Submitted on August 3, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,012 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 3. submitted on March 5, 2018, by William R Harbin of Memphis, Tennessee.