Portsmouth, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2006 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q 8-u.)
Location. 36° 50.288′ N, 76° 18.323′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North Street and Green Street, on the right when traveling east on North Street. 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. Emanuel A.M.E. Church (here, next to this marker); Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones (here, next to this marker); Lincolnsville John Luke Porter (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Paul's School (about 700 feet away); The Confederate Section (about 700 feet away); Collier's Raid (approx. 0.2 miles away); Watts House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
Also see . . .
1. Ruth Brown. Wikipedia (Submitted on June 1, 2015.)
2. Ruth Brown. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (Submitted on June 1, 2015.)
Categories. • African Americans • Entertainment •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.