Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1967 by Woman's Club of Hilton Village.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, World I • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Corporation of Newport News series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 7, 1918.
Location. 37° 1.94′ N, 76° 27.642′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Warwick Boulevard (U.S. 60) and Main Street (Virginia Route 152), on the right when traveling east on Warwick Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George W. Carver High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); WW II U.S. Submarine Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Four Heroic Chaplains (approx. 0.9 miles away); U.S.S. Scorpion SSN 589 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vietnam War Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); A Behemoth in the Field (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pearl Harbor Survivors (approx. 0.9 miles away); Virginia War Museum (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Also see . . . Hilton Village. National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on August 3, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,684 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.