Olde Towne in Portsmouth, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Col. William Craford
February 27, 1752
Today, known as
Col. William Crawford
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1975.
Location. 36° 50.133′ N, 76° 17.883′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Virginia. It is in Olde Towne. Marker is at the intersection of Crawford Parkway and High Street, on the left when traveling north on Crawford Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth VA 23704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home Site of William Crawford (d. 1762) Founder of Portsmouth (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Luke Porter (within shouting distance of this marker); Naval Shipyard Museum (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Revolutionary War at Portsmouth (about 400 feet away); Seaboard Air Line Railroad (about 400 feet away); Cornwallis' Embarkation In Commemoration of the Last Public Appearance of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2010, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2010, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.