Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1957 by Owen Foundry Mfg. Co., Inc. Norfolk.
Location. 36° 51.666′ N, 76° 18.255′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker is on Fairfax Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. It is in the 800 block, near the Hofheimer Hall Building of Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk VA 23507, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Norfolk 17 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pauline Adams (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Norfolk Public Library (approx. 0.8 miles away); James W. Hunter House, 1894 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Portsmouth Naval Hospital (approx. 0.9 miles away); West Freemason Street Historic District Taylor-Whittle House, 1791 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Marine Observation Tower (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
More about this marker. This marker is one of three with the title, “Craney Island.” There is also marker number K-268 The Battle of Craney Island. Information about that battle is on the marker, British Command, Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail, as well. See the “Related Marker” section as a quick reference to all of them.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 15, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.