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

Nimitz

 
 
Nimitz Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
1. Nimitz Marker
Inscription.  When Newport News Shipbuilding launched USS Nimitz in 1972, it was the world’s largest fighting vessel. In 1995 the Shipyard delivered USS John C. Stennis, the seventh in the class and Newport News Shipbuilder’s 27th aircraft carrier.
 
Erected by Newport News Shipbuilding.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1972.
 
Location. 36° 59.051′ N, 76° 26.076′ 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. United States (here, next to this marker); Dorothy (here, next to this marker); Newport News (a few steps from this marker); Virginia (a few steps from this marker); Atlantic (a few steps from this marker); The Apprentice School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dorothy – Hull Number One
Washington Ave & 35th St image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
2. Washington Ave & 35th St
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Dorothy & Newport News Shipbuilding (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 611 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 25, 2022