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Portsmouth, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Col. William Craford

 
 
Col. William Craford Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson, October 20, 2010
1. Col. William Craford Marker
Inscription.
Col. William Craford
founder of
Portsmouth, Virginia
February 27, 1752
Today, known as
Col. William Crawford

 
Location. 36° 50.133′ N, 76° 17.883′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Crawford Parkway and High Street, on the left when traveling north on Crawford Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth VA 23704, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home Site of William Crawford (d. 1762) Founder of Portsmouth (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Luke Porter (within shouting distance of this marker); Naval Shipyard Museum (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Revolutionary War at Portsmouth (about 400 feet away); Seaboard Air Line Railroad (about 400 feet away); Cornwallis' Embarkation (about 400 feet away); In Commemoration of the Last Public Appearance of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Col. William Craford Statue image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson, October 20, 2010
2. Col. William Craford Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2010, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2010, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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