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Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Seashore State Park

 
 
Seashore State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, September 16, 2007
1. Seashore State Park Marker
Inscription. This park was developed by the National Park Service, Interior Department, through the Civilian Conservation Corps, in conjunction with the Virginia Conservation Commission. It covers 3400 acres and was opened, June 15, 1936. Two miles west is Lynhaven Bay, in or near which there were naval actions in 1672 and 1700, and naval movements in 1781 and 1813
 
Erected 1939 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number KV4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 36° 55.078′ N, 76° 3.149′ W. Marker is in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker is on Shore Drive (U.S. 60) near Great Neck Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This marker is on the side of the road, just past the entrance to the park. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia Beach VA 23451, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1371 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Landing State Park (about 400 feet away); Land Ho! (about 500 feet away); Chesapeake Indians
Seashore State Park Marker seen on Shore Drive (U.S. 60), looking west image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 5, 2013
2. Seashore State Park Marker seen on Shore Drive (U.S. 60), looking west
(approx. 1.4 miles away); First Landing (approx. 2.3 miles away); François Joseph Paul de Grasse (approx. 2.5 miles away); Battle of the Capes (approx. 2.5 miles away); Cape Henry Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia Beach.
 
Regarding Seashore State Park. This park was renamed First Landing State Park in 1997 due to the belief that the Virginia Company first landed on the shores of the park before they went on to settle Jamestown.
 
Categories. Environment
 
Seashore State Park image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, September 21, 2006
3. Seashore State Park
Sunset on the Chesapeake Bay
Seashore State Park image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, September 15, 2007
4. Seashore State Park
Back Bay which is part of the Lynhaven Bay
Beach Oak image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, April 5, 2007
5. Beach Oak
These Oak trees are on the Chesapeake Bay side.
Seashore State Park image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, April 5, 2007
6. Seashore State Park
Much of the 19 miles of trails will take you through the Cypress Swamps where you will see Spanish Moss and a lot of wildlife.
Lynhaven Bay image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, April 22, 2007
7. Lynhaven Bay
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,544 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on November 10, 2009, by Jeff Conner of Norfolk, Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on September 16, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia.   2. submitted on October 16, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 19, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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