West Avenue Library

West Avenue Library (HM1RZL)

Location: Newport News, VA 23607
Country: United States of America

N 36° 59.324', W 76° 26.064'

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Established in 1891 as a private library for Newport News, its books were housed at various sites until a permanenet public facility opened on Oct. 14, 1929, on West Avenue. The library was built with funds from the city and library board on property doneated by Old Dominion Land Co. The building has a mural of Capt. Christopher Newport and his fleet, painted by artist Allan Jones Jr. in 1957.
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HM NumberHM1RZL
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Date Added Saturday, April 30th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 372350 N 4094584
Decimal Degrees36.98873333, -76.43440000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.324', W 76° 26.064'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 19.44" N, 76° 26' 3.84" 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 550 Huntington Ave, Newport News VA 23607, US
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