Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Headquarters, Hampton Roads
Port of Embarkation, U. S. Army
Erected 1967 by Newport News Historical Committee.
Location. 36° 58.636′ N, 76° 25.945′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of West Avenue and 25th Street, on the left when traveling west on West 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. Newport News Victory Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); The Victory Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); Warwick Hotel 1883-1961 (within shouting distance of this marker); A Great Confederate Naval Victory (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newport News (about 400 feet away); a different marker also Newport News (about 500 feet away); A Nameless Grave (about 500 feet away); Collis Potter Huntington (about 600 feet 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. • 20th Century • War, Spanish-American • War, World I • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
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 1,166 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.