Consolidation (HM22ND)

Location: Newport News, VA 23607
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N 37° 0.221', W 76° 26.612'

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(seal) Consolidation of Newport News Virginia, 1958

Near this site on July 1, 1958, Mrs. Philip W. Hiden and Mrs. Homer L. Ferguson, assisted by Shipyard Board Chairman J. B. Woodward, Jr., cut the ribbon marking the consolidation of the cities of Warwick and Newport News into the greater city of Newport News. The merged city's 65 square miles made it the largest in Virginia, while its population of 113,662 gave it third rank in the state.
HM NumberHM22ND
Year Placed1983
Placed ByNewport News Historical Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 10:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 371562 N 4096254
Decimal Degrees37.00368333, -76.44353333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 0.221', W 76° 26.612'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 0' 13.26" N, 76° 26' 36.72" W
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Area Code(s)804, 757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6401-6499 US-60, Newport News VA 23607, US
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