Phoebus in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-98.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Horticulture & Forestry • War, US Civil.
Location. 37° 1.42′ N, 76° 19.843′ W. Marker is in Phoebus in Hampton, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Hampton Roads Beltway (Interstate 64) and Settlers Landing Road (Virginia Route Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton VA 23669, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Baptist Pierce (within shouting distance of this marker); Hampton Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Emancipation Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); Phoebus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Church at Kecoughtan (approx. 0.2 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. ¼ mile away); Hampton VAMC National Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Hampton Indian Program (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoebus.
Also see . . .
1. Hampton University : Emancipation Oak. The Emancipation Oak stands near the entrance of the Hampton University campus and is a lasting symbol of the university’s rich heritage and perseverance. (Submitted on May 17, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. The Library of Virginia African American Trailblazers 2010: Mary Peake. Peake was a dedicated instructor, creating a school for adults in the evenings and continuing to teach despite failing health, even when was she was bedridden. (Submitted on May 17, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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