Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Half a mile west is site of Confederate camp. Georgia and Virginia troops defending Norfolk were encamped there from April 1, 1861 until the evacuation of the city May 10, 1862
Erected by City of Norfolk.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1634.
Location. 36° 54.194′ N, 76° 16.657′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Granby Street (U.S. 460) and Blake Road, in the median on Granby Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk VA 23505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Academic Building Site (approx. 1.7 miles away); Norfolk Light Artillery Blues (approx. 1.8 miles away); Airship Roma Disaster (approx. 1.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); "Connections" (approx. 2 miles away); Quarantine Road (approx. 2 miles away); The Norfolk Facility (approx. 2.1 miles away); Father Ryan's Home (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 927 times since then and 141 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.