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, and the Virginia, Corporation of Newport News series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
Location. 36° 58.777′ N, 76° 24.299′ W. Marker is 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. Norvleate Downing-Gross (approx. half a mile away); Ella Jane FitzgeraldMonitor – Merrimack (approx. half a mile away); Hampton Roads (approx. half a mile away); 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in 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 Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,065 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 3. submitted on March 5, 2018, by William R Harbin of Memphis, Tennessee.