Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1969 by Bethel Chapter, UDC.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 36° 58.777′ N, 76° 24.299′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Roanoke Avenue and 16th Street, in the median on Roanoke Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23607, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monitor – Merrimack (approx. half a mile away); Hampton Roads (approx. half a mile away); Birth of Naval Aviation (approx. half a mile away); Monitor – Merrimack Battle (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pearl Mae Bailey Phillis Wheatley (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Newsome House (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Newsome House (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Also see . . . World War I. The Old Dominion Land Company and the Development of the City of Newport News. A Collection of Maps, Blueprints, Photographs and Documents. Newport News Public Library. (Submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,653 times since then and 194 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.