Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Yorktown in York County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Olympic Flame

 
 
The Olympic Flame Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 20, 2013
1. The Olympic Flame Marker
Inscription.
Honoring America for the first time
the Olympic Flame arrived here
to begins its journey to
the XIII Winter Olympic Games

January 31, 1980

Yorktown, Virginia
Where independence was won
 
Location. 37° 14.342′ N, 76° 30.507′ W. Marker is in Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker can be reached from Water Street west of Buckner Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located along Yorktown's Riverwalk. Marker is in this post office area: Yorktown VA 23690, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. N.S. Savannah (a few steps from this marker); Nick's Seafood Pavilion (a few steps from this marker); Heavy Artillery at Yorktown (within shouting distance of this marker); Wars & Yorktown (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington and Francois De Grasse (within shouting distance of this marker); George P. Coleman Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Yorktown's Tea Party (within shouting distance of this marker); Kiskiak Indians (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Categories. Sports
 
Yorktown's Riverwalk image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 20, 2013
2. Yorktown's Riverwalk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 21, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
Paid Advertisement