Portsmouth, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
City of Portsmouth
Erected 1959 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number Q 8-i.)
Location. 36° 51.685′ N, 76° 23.96′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of High Street West (U.S. 17) and Academy Avenue, on the right when traveling east on High Street West. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth VA 23703, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Huntersville Rosenwald School (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Battle of Craney Island (approx. 2.2 miles away); Craney Island (approx. 2.2 miles away); Benedict Arnold at Portsmouth (approx. 3.6 miles away); Dale Point (approx. 4.3 miles away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake Captain Ted Conaway Memorial Naval Cemetery 1838-1986 (approx. 5.1 miles away); Cedar Grove Cemetery (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
More about this marker. This marker is numbered Q-8-L in the 2007 third edition of A Guidebook to Virginia Historical Markers by Scott David Arnold.
Categories. • Military • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2010, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 555 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2010, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.