Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle, Monitor and Merrimack
Location. 36° 58.027′ N, 76° 17.352′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker is on West Ocean View Avenue (Virginia Route 168) just east of Richview Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk VA 23503, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Naval Aviation (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Flight Ship to Shore (approx. 1.4 miles away); We remember turret two ... (approx. 1½ miles away); Naval Air Station Norfolk (approx. 1½ miles away); Fort Wool (approx. 1½ miles away); Virginia and Monitor (approx. 1½ miles away); a different marker also named Fort Wool (approx. 1½ miles away); USS Cole (DDG 67) Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack. (Submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Ironclad Photos. A number of photos of the (Submitted on August 12, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Notable Events • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,071 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on July 29, 2009, by Jeff Conner of Norfolk, Virginia. Photos: 1. submitted on July 27, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 2. submitted on September 21, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. 3. submitted on July 27, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.