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

Buckroe

 
 
Buckroe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
1. Buckroe Marker
Inscription. In 1620, Frenchmen sent over to plant mulberry trees and grape vines settled here. The name was taken from a place in England.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number WY-92.)
 
Location. 37° 2.454′ N, 76° 17.562′ W. Marker is in Buckroe Beach, Virginia, in Hampton. Marker is at the intersection of East Pembroke Avenue and South 2nd Street, in the median on East Pembroke Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton VA 23669, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harbor Defense Regimental Distinctive Insignia (approx. 2 miles away); Phoebus - The Gateway To The New World (approx. 2.2 miles away); Saint Mary Star Of The Sea And Its School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Phoebus (approx. 2.3 miles away); Camp Hamilton (approx. 2.3 miles away); Emancipation Oak (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hampton Institute (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Emancipation Oak (approx. 2.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Buckroe Beach Community News. (Submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Save Buckroe Beach
E Pembroke Ave & S 2nd St image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
2. E Pembroke Ave & S 2nd St
. Buckroe Beach Bayfront Park Committee (Submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Buckroe Beach image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
3. Buckroe Beach
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 600 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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