Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2001 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-76.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • War, World I • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1619.
Location. 36° 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. Jessie Menifield Rattley Municipal Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Warwick Hotel 1883-1961 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Victory Arch (about 400 feet away); Newport News Victory Arch (about 500 feet away); Headquarters, Hampton Roads (about 500 feet away); Victory Avenue (about 500 feet away); Welcome Home (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named The Victory Arch (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Also see . . .
1. City of Newport News. (Submitted on August 3, 2010.)
2. Newport News Tourism. (Submitted on August 3, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 884 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.