Cape Charles in Northampton County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2010 by Department of Historic Places. (Marker Number WY-4.)
Location. 37° 16.089′ N, 76° 0.481′ W. Marker is in Cape Charles, Virginia, in Northampton County. Marker is on Randolph Avenue (Virginia Route 84), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at the Cape Charles Museum and Welcome Center. Marker is in this post office area: Cape Charles VA 23310, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cape Charles Colored School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cape Charles to Little Creek The Chesapeake Bay Impact Crater (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rails Overlooking the Chesapeake Bay (approx. 0.8 miles away); Towne Fields (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Custis Tombs (approx. 2.7 miles away); Mansion Site (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bacon's Rebellion (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Charles.
Regarding Cape Charles. National Register of Historic Places:
Cape Charles Historic District ** (added 1991 - - #90002122)
♦ Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
♦ Area of Significance: Transportation, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
♦ Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
♦ Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction,
Also see . . . Town of Cape Charles, VA; History of Cape Charles. ...land that became the Town of Cape Charles consisted of farmlands and wetlands. ... Incorporated on March 1, 1886, Cape Charles quickly (Submitted on October 30, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 3, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.