Hobson in Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
African American Oystermen
Erected 2005 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-322.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Environment • Industry & Commerce Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list.
Location. 36° 53.613′ N, 76° 30.811′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. It is in Hobson. Marker is at the intersection of Crittenden Road (Virginia Route 628) and Macedonia Drive on Crittenden Road. Marker is in the community of Hobson. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8300 Crittenden Road, (Hobson), Suffolk VA 23436, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crittenden and Eclipse (approx. 1.3 miles away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 3.4 miles away); St. John's Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Josiah Parker (approx. 4˝ miles away); Glebe Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Sleepy Hole Ferry (approx. 4.9 miles away); Yeates School (approx. 4.9 miles away); Bennett's Home (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 2,001 times since then and 264 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.