Portsmouth, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Spanish-American War 1898-1902
Erected 1942 by Citizens of Portsmouth and Norfolk County and the Austin R. Davis Camp No.4 Spanish War Veterans.
Location. 36° 50.318′ N, 76° 17.882′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Crawford Parkway and North Street, in the median on Crawford Parkway. 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 walking distance of this marker. The Coast Guard (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Portsmouth Naval Hospital (was about 700 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Arnold's British Defenses, 1781 (was about 700 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Elizabeth River (was about 700 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Elks Lodge Lightship Portsmouth (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lightship Portsmouth (approx. 0.2 miles away); Crawford House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
Also see . . . Other instances of Kitson's The Hiker statues entered in the Historical Marker database. (Submitted on July 24, 2009.)
Categories. • War, Spanish-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2009, by Kristin Rollins of Portsmouth, Virginia. This page has been viewed 865 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 13, 2009, by Kristin Rollins of Portsmouth, Virginia. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.