“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Tripoli Street

Tripoli Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, November 4, 2007
1. Tripoli Street Marker
Inscription. Monticello Avenue, South of Market Street, was formerly Tripoli Street. It was named in honour of Commodore Stephen Decatur's victory over the Barbary Pirates, after he had requested that his own name should not be used.
Erected 1931 by City of Norfolk.
Location. 36° 50.925′ N, 76° 17.402′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Monticello Avenue and East Tazewell Street, on the left when traveling north on Monticello Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk VA 23510, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town Back Creek and Stone Bridge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governor Tazewell (about 400 feet away); Margaret Douglass (about 400 feet away); Monticello Hotel, 1898 (about 400 feet away); Norfolk College for Young Ladies (about 500 feet away); Old City Hall and Courthouse, 1850 (about 600 feet away); Epworth United Methodist Church, 1894 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Moses Myers, House 1792 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 797 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 6, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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