Chesapeake, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2012 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number WP-13.)
Location. 36° 45.047′ N, 76° 20.735′ W. Marker is in Chesapeake, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Shell Road and George Washington Highway (Business U.S. 17), on the right when traveling east on Shell Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesapeake VA 23323, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village of Deep Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the Nansemond Indian Public School #9 Sunray (approx. 4.2 miles away); Dale Point (approx. 4.3 miles away); Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (approx. 4½ miles away); Dismal Swamp Canal Trail (approx. 4.7 miles away); Unknown and Known Afro-Union Civil War Soldiers Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); Herring (Heron) Ditch (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesapeake.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 698 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.