Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1968 by Newport News Historical Committee.
Location. 37° 3.207′ N, 76° 28.386′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Harpersville Road and Gatewood Road, on the left when traveling east on Harpersville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waters Creek (approx. 0.7 miles away); Estelle and George Abernathy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Leifr Eiriksson (approx. 0.9 miles away); Captain Christopher Newport (approx. one mile away); Skirmish at Waters Creek (approx. 1.1 Capture of the 'Patriot' (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Baptist Church Morrison (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hidenwood (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 444 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.