Cheriton in Northampton County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of Tidewater Institute
(1907 - 1935)
Erected 1986 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number WY-2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Education • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
Location. 37° 18.449′ N, 75° 56.9′ W. Marker is in Cheriton, Virginia, in Northampton County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cheriton VA 23316, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Salem Methodist Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Stratton Manor (approx. ¾ mile away); Eyre Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); Towne Fields (approx. 1.6 miles away); Home of First Settler (approx. 2.9 miles away); Home of the First Settler (approx. 2.9 miles away); Gingaskin Indian Reservation (approx. 3.2 miles away); Historic Northampton County Court Bell (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheriton.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,363 times since then and 112 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.