Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Neptune (approx. 0.8 miles away); Naval Aviation Monument Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Naval Air Station Oceana (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Wreck of the Dictator and The Norwegian Lady Statue (approx. 1.3 miles away); The United States Life-Saving Service Stations & Crews The War of 1812 / President – Little Belt Affair (approx. 1.4 miles away); Historic Cayce Hospital Building (approx. 1.6 miles away); Neighborhood Alert! (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia Beach.
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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