The Victory Arch

The Victory Arch (HMMOH)

Location: Newport News, VA 23607
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 58.605', W 76° 25.928'

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"Greetings with love to those who return
A triumph with tears to those who sleep"

Newport News' Victory Arch provides a continuing memorial to American servicemen and women. Grateful Peninsula citizens built a temporary Arch, dedicated April 13, 1919, for the victorious troops marching back from "Over There." By 1960 maintenance of the wood and plaster Arch was impractical. A permanent arch of stone was rededicated May 30, 1962.
Year Placed1967
Placed ByNewport News Historical Committee
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 2:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 372531 N 4093251
Decimal Degrees36.97675000, -76.43213333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 58.605', W 76° 25.928'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 58' 36.30" N, 76° 25' 55.68" W
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Area Code(s)804, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2501 West Ave, Newport News VA 23607, US
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