Riverside in Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Captain Christopher Newport
(1561 - 1617)
Erected by Christopher Newport University.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 37° 3.662′ N, 76° 29.276′ W. Marker is in Riverside in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Avenue of the Arts and Warwick Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on Avenue of the Arts. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leifr Eiriksson (about 400 feet away, measured in a Estelle and George Abernathy (approx. ¼ mile away); Waters Creek (approx. ¼ mile away); First Baptist Church Morrison (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hidenwood (approx. 0.7 miles away); Morrison (approx. one mile away); Capture of the 'Patriot' (approx. 1.3 miles away); Skirmish at Waters Creek (approx. 1.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.