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Virginia War Museum

 
 
Virginia War Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 21, 2016
1. Virginia War Museum Marker
Inscription.  The main gallery of the War Memorial Museum was erected in 1953-54 under an appropriation of the 1952 General Assembly of Virginia

The rear gallery was erected in 1941 under the Joint Appropriations of the 1940 General Assembly and the Council of the City of Newport News
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 37° 1.174′ N, 76° 27.214′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Memorial can be reached from Kawana Circle west of Warwick Boulevard (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling south. The marker is located in Huntington Park on the wall to the entrance to the War Musuem. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9285 Warwick Blvd, 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. M53 Self Propelled Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); 40mm/56 Quad Mount Bofors Anti-Aircraft Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); 21 cm Mörser (within shouting distance of this marker); Pearl Harbor Survivors (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Monument
Virginia War Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 21, 2016
2. Virginia War Museum Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ferguson Park (about 400 feet away); U.S.S. Scorpion SSN 589 (about 400 feet away); Four Heroic Chaplains (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
 
Also see . . .  Virginia War Museum. (Submitted on October 5, 2016.)
 
Virginia War Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 21, 2016
3. Virginia War Museum
Virginia War Museum-Army Vehicle image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 21, 2016
4. Virginia War Museum-Army Vehicle
Virginia War Museum-Army Vehicle image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 21, 2016
5. Virginia War Museum-Army Vehicle
Sign at the entrance-Virginia War Museum image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 21, 2016
6. Sign at the entrance-Virginia War Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 364 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 3, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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