Portsmouth, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Cornwallis at Portsmouth
Erected 1948 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Q-8F.)
Location. 36° 50.416′ N, 76° 18.091′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Virginia. Marker is on Crawford Parkway west of Court Street, on the left 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. Arnold's British Defenses, 1781 (here, next to this marker); Olde Towne Portsmouth (a few steps from this marker); Fort Nelson (within shouting distance of this marker); Craney Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford Bay (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Arnold's British Defenses, 1781 (about 700 feet away, measured Elizabeth River (about 700 feet away but has been reported missing); Portsmouth Naval Hospital (about 700 feet away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2009, by Kristin Rollins of Portsmouth, Virginia. This page has been viewed 626 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Kristin Rollins of Portsmouth, Virginia. 2. submitted on February 14, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.