Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
This sculpture was presented to The Mariners' Museum by the Eiriksson Memorial Committee of the National League of Icelanders in America. It is a copy of a sculpture that was given to the people of Iceland by the United States Government in 1930.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Exploration.
Location. 37° 3.595′ N, 76° 29.271′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Avenue of the Arts and Warwick Boulevard, on the right when traveling east 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 walking distance of this marker. Captain Christopher Newport (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Waters Creek (approx. Ό mile away); Estelle and George Abernathy (approx. Ό mile away); Spanish Bronze Gun (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Spanish Bronze GunUS Navy Admiralty Pattern Anchor (approx. 0.3 miles away); USS Monitor: America's First Ironclad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Admiralty Pattern Anchor (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
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