Portsmouth Naval Hospital

Portsmouth Naval Hospital (HM1KU0)

Location: Portsmouth, VA 23704
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 50.471', W 76° 18.296'

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"Hospital Point"

— Fort Nelson Park —

The Naval Hospital faces a peninsula surrounded by the Elizabeth River. In 1636, Captain Thomas Willoughby received a land grant from the King of England that included this peninsula. The land was used as a plantation and changed owners several times. It has been known by various names: Mosquito Point, after the pesky critters that inhabited the adjoining swamp; Tucker's Mill Point, after the family who operated a windmill on the site; Musket Point and Fort Point, after the revolutionary fort of 1776 to 1824; and now Hospital Point, the site of the first U.S. Naval Hospital.
HM NumberHM1KU0
Placed ByPath of History, Portsmouth, Va
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Date Added Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 383648 N 4078049
Decimal Degrees36.84118333, -76.30493333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 50.471', W 76° 18.296'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 50' 28.26" N, 76° 18' 17.76" W
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Area Code(s)757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 700 Crawford Pkwy, Portsmouth VA 23704, US
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