Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Half Moone Fort, 1673
Erected by City of Norfolk.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Virginia, Norfolk Heritage Cannonball Trail marker series.
Location. 36° 50.81′ N, 76° 17.647′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Waterside Drive and Boush Street. Touch for map. This marker sits in front of the Nauticus Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk VA 23510, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cedar (here, next to this marker); Flood Protection for Downtown Norfolk (within shouting distance of this marker); Surveying the Land & Sea (within shouting distance of this marker); Armed Forces Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battleship Wisconsin: Berthed in Norfolk (about 300 feet away); Battleship Wisconsin: A Floating Fortress (about 300 feet away); Battleship Wisconsin: BB-9 and BB-64 (about 300 feet away); The First Battle of Ironclad Ships, 1862 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
More about this marker. This marker is part of the Norfolk Heritage Cannonball Trail.
1. The Nauticus
Nauticus is an interactive science and technology center that explores the naval, economic, and nautical power of the sea. Home of the Battleship Wisconsin, Nauticus features Battleship Wisconsin-related exhibits, hands-on exhibits, national-caliber traveling exhibits, high-definition films on a giant screen, shark petting, an the Hampton Roads Naval Museum. There is a fee to enter.
— Submitted November 10, 2007.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,286 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on July 29, 2009, by Jeff Conner of Norfolk, Virginia. Photo 1. submitted on November 8, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.