City of Portsmouth

City of Portsmouth (HMOSG)

Location: Chesapeake, VA 23321
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 51.685', W 76° 23.96'

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The site of this city was patented in 1659 by Captain William Carver. Established as a town in 1752 and named by its founder, Lt. Col. Wm Crawford. Chartered as a city in 1858. It has the country's oldest Naval Shipyard. Established in 1767. The nation's oldest naval hospital, commenced in 1827, and is the birthplace of the world's largest naval installation.
Marker NumberQ 8-i
Year Placed1959
Placed ByVirginia State Library
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 11:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 375263 N 4080412
Decimal Degrees36.86141667, -76.39933333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 51.685', W 76° 23.96'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 51' 41.10" N, 76° 23' 57.60" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3101 Western Branch Blvd, Chesapeake VA 23321, US
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