Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1967 by Newport News Historical Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Corporation of Newport News series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 1, 1863.
Location. 37° 1.19′ N, 76° 27.143′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Biggins Circle 0.1 miles west of Hornet Circle. This marker is located in Huntington Park. 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. Virginia War Museum (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Behemoth in the FieldWW II U.S. Submarine Memorial (about 500 feet away); Four Heroic Chaplains (about 500 feet away); U.S.S. Scorpion SSN 589 (about 500 feet away); Pearl Harbor Survivors (about 600 feet away); Vietnam War Monument (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Ferguson Park (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Also see . . . Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company. 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, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
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 650 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.