South Newport News in Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Virginia War Museum
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 I • War, World II.
Location. 37° 1.174′ N, 76° 27.214′ W. Marker is in South Newport News 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. Pearl Harbor Survivors (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Monument (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 WW II U.S. Submarine Memorial (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Ferguson Park (about 400 feet away); A Behemoth in the Field (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Newport News.
Also see . . . Virginia War Museum. (Submitted on October 5, 2016.)
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