Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by City of Newport News, Virginia.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Corporation of Newport News series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1995.
Location. 36° 58.986′ N, 76° 25.281′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is on 27th Street (Virginia Route 143). The marker is on the grounds of the James A. Fields House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James A. Fields House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named James A. Fields House (here, next to this marker); Crusader for Legal Justice (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jessie Menifield Rattley (about 600 feet away); Newport News Pays Tribute (about 700 feet away); Ella Fitzgerald (about 700 feet away); Memorial Design & Concept (about 700 feet away); King Comes to Newport News (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 3, 4. submitted on September 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.