Portsmouth, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Battle of Craney Island
Erected 2009 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-268.)
Location. 36° 53.557′ N, 76° 23.697′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Twin Pines Road and Woodside Lane, on the right on Twin Pines Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4510 Twin Pines Rd, Portsmouth VA 23703, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Huntersville Rosenwald School (approx. 2.1 miles away); City of Portsmouth (approx. 2.2 miles away); Craney Island (approx. 3.7 miles away); Benedict Arnold at Portsmouth U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); Old Academic Building Site (approx. 5 miles away); Curtiss Flying School (approx. 5 miles away); Norfolk Light Artillery Blues (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Another marker about the Battle of Craney Island.
Also see . . .
1. Craney Island historical marker recognizes famous American victory over British. (Submitted on September 4, 2009.)
2. Finally, 1813 battle gets some respect. (Submitted on September 4, 2009.)
3. June 20 ~ Battle of Craney Island Commemoration, Fort Norfolk, Norfolk, Va. (Submitted on September 7, 2009.)
Categories. • War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2009, by Clyde Nordan of Portsmouth, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,036 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 3, 2009, by Clyde Nordan of Portsmouth, Virginia. 2. submitted on February 14, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.