Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Capture of the 'Patriot'
Erected 1976 by Free State of Warwick Chapter, DAR.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 37° 2.513′ N, 76° 29.296′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Museum Drive and Museum parkway, on the left when traveling west on Museum Drive. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Skirmish at Waters Creek (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morrison (approx. 1.2 miles away); Waters Creek (approx. Estelle and George Abernathy (approx. 1.2 miles away); Leifr Eiriksson (approx. 1.2 miles away); Captain Christopher Newport (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hilton Village (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Baptist Church Morrison (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 696 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.