Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
This sculpture was presented to The Mariners' Museum by the Eiriksson Memorial Committee of the National League of Icelanders in America. It is a copy of a sculpture that was given to the people of Iceland by the United States Government in 1930.
Location. 37° 3.595′ N, 76° 29.271′ 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 east 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. Captain Christopher Newport (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Waters Creek (approx. ¼ mile away); Estelle and George Abernathy (approx. ¼ mile away); First Baptist Church Morrison (approx. half a mile away); Hidenwood (approx. ¾ mile away); Morrison (approx. 0.9 miles away); Capture of the 'Patriot' (approx. 1.2 miles away); Skirmish at Waters Creek (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
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