Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Newport News Shipbuilding.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
Location. 36° 59.053′ N, 76° 26.081′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Washington Avenue and 35th Street, on the left when traveling west. 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. SS United States (here, next to this marker); USS Atlantic (here, next to this marker); USS Nimitz (here, next to this marker); USS Virginia (a few steps from this marker); USS Newport News (a few steps from this marker); The Apprentice School (approx. 0.2 Dorothy – Hull Number One (approx. ¼ mile away); Dorothy & Newport News Shipbuilding (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Two other markers for the Dorothy, which is displayed 5 blocks northwest of this marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.