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Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hidenwood

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
1. Hidenwood Marker
Inscription. This historic acreage, formerly an extensive tract of Warwick County timberland known in colonial days as Nutmeg Quarter, was developed by the Hiden family, 1951 - 1957. The name honors Philip Wallace Hiden (1872-1936), successful businessman, civic leader and mayor of Newport News 1920 - 1924; and his wife Martha Woodroof Hiden (1883-1959), genealogist, historian and founder of the city library Virginiana Collection.
 
Erected 1978 by Hiden Family Descedents.
 
Location. 37° 4.141′ N, 76° 29.677′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Hiden Boulevard 0.1 miles south of Warwick Boulevard (U.S. 60), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23606, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Baptist Church Morrison (approx. mile away); Captain Christopher Newport (approx. 0.7 miles away); Leifr Eiriksson (approx. mile away); Estelle and George Abernathy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Waters Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away); Morrison (approx.
Hidenwood image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 31, 2010
2. Hidenwood
1.6 miles away); Capture of the 'Patriot' (approx. 1.9 miles away); Skirmish at Waters Creek (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
 
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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 996 times since then and 146 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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