Portsmouth, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Mount Calvary Cemetery Complex
Erected 2016 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q 8-z.)
Location. 36° 49.56′ N, 76° 19.289′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Virginia. Marker is on Pulaski Street west of Deep Creek Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth VA 23704, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Israel Charles Norcom High School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Chevra T'helim Synagogue (approx. one mile away); Arnold's British Defenses, 1781 John Luke Porter (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Confederate Section (approx. 1.2 miles away); Reverend Francis Devlin (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cedar Grove Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Detailed information on the history of the Yellow Fever Epidemic. (Submitted on June 6, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia.)
2. Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1855. (Submitted on June 6, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia.)
A segment of the marker text, "about a quarter mile southwest of here," is no longer valid. In 2016, the City of Portsmouth moved the marker from its original location on South Street, Portsmouth, to its current location near the front gate of the cemetery.
— Submitted August 27, 2018, by Nadia K. Orton of Chesapeake, Virginia.
Categories. • African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 6, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.