Portsmouth, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
One of the few eighteenth-century manor houses remaining in Hampton Roads, the Dale-Reed House, is located in Swimming Point. The family of Revolutionary War hero Richard Dale once lived in this home. Although modernized, the home still has sections of what is probably the oldest house in Portsmouth.
Location. 36° 50.427′ N, 76° 18.042′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Virginia. Marker is on Crawford Parkway east of Court Street, 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 walking distance of this marker. Craney Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Cornwallis at Portsmouth (within shouting distance of this marker); Arnold's British Defenses, 1781 (within shouting distance of this marker); Olde Towne Portsmouth (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Nelson Arnold's British Defenses, 1781 (about 400 feet away but has been reported missing); Elizabeth River (about 400 feet away but has been reported missing); Portsmouth Naval Hospital (about 400 feet away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
More about this marker. Marker is part of the Path of History of Portsmouth.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2009, by Kristin Rollins of Portsmouth, Virginia. This page has been viewed 727 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 25, 2009, by Kristin Rollins of Portsmouth, Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on October 13, 2010, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.