Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Captain Christopher Newport
(1561 - 1617)
Erected by Christopher Newport University.
Location. 37° 3.662′ N, 76° 29.276′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Avenue of the Arts and Warwick Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on Avenue of the Arts. 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. Leifr Eiriksson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Estelle and George Abernathy (approx. ¼ mile away); Waters Creek (approx. ¼ mile away); First Baptist Church Morrison (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hidenwood Morrison (approx. one mile away); Capture of the 'Patriot' (approx. 1.3 miles away); Skirmish at Waters Creek (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Categories. • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.