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Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Atlantic Parkway

 
 
Atlantic Parkway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, June 7, 2015
1. Atlantic Parkway Marker
Inscription. The Council of Garden Clubs of Virginia Beach and Princess Anne Co.

Sponsored the development of this 47 block Atlantic Parkway in 1952-1954, in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Highways and the City of Virginia Beach. Many individuals and organizations in Virginia Beach and Princess Anne County contributed funds for the purchase of tees and shrubs. Those listed on the reverse side donated the equivalent cost of one complete block.
 
Erected by The Council of GardenClubs of Virginia Beach and Princess Anne Co.
 
Location. 36° 52.25′ N, 75° 58.957′ W. Marker is in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue (U.S. 60) and 42½ Street, on the right when traveling south on Atlantic Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia Beach VA 23452, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Neptune (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Cayce Hospital Building (approx. 1.6 miles away); Virginia Legends Walk (approx. 2.1 miles away); de Witt Cottage (approx. 2.2 miles away); Circular Gun Mount / Fort Story Family Housing
Donors' names on reverse side of marker image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, June 7, 2015
2. Donors' names on reverse side of marker
(approx. 3.4 miles away); First Landing (approx. 3.4 miles away); Flame Of Hope (approx. 4 miles away); The Flame of Hope (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia Beach.
 
Additional comments.
1. Atlantic Parkway
Virginia Beach was incorporated in 1906 and became the resort city of Virginia Beach in 1963 when it merged with Princess Anne County. It calls itself "The World's Largest Resort City." Atlantic Highway is parallel to the ocean and is lined with beautiful ocean front cottages, hotels, and retail establishments.
    — Submitted June 8, 2015, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.

 
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View of marker looking south image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, June 7, 2015
3. View of marker looking south
View of marker looking north image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, June 7, 2015
4. View of marker looking north
Public access to beach near Atlantic Parkway image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, June 7, 2015
5. Public access to beach near Atlantic Parkway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2015, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 8, 2015, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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