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Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hidenwood

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
1. Hidenwood Marker
Inscription.  This historic acreage, formerly an extensive tract of Warwick County timberland known in colonial days as Nutmeg Quarter, was developed by the Hiden family, 1951 - 1957. The name honors Philip Wallace Hiden (1872-1936), successful businessman, civic leader and mayor of Newport News 1920 - 1924; and his wife Martha Woodroof Hiden (1883-1959), genealogist, historian and founder of the city library Virginiana Collection.
 
Erected 1978 by Hiden Family Descedents.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicColonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Corporation of Newport News series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1951.
 
Location. 37° 4.141′ N, 76° 29.677′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Hiden Boulevard 0.1 miles south of Warwick Boulevard (U.S. 60), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23606, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Baptist Church Morrison (approx. ¼ mile away); Captain Christopher Newport (approx.
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By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
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0.7 miles away); Leifr Eiriksson (approx. ¾ mile away); Estelle and George Abernathy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Waters Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away); Spanish Bronze Gun (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Spanish Bronze Gun (approx. one mile away); US Navy Admiralty Pattern Anchor (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,204 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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