Leifr Eiriksson Historical

Leifr Eiriksson Historical (HM1T6W)

Location: Newport News, VA 23606
Country: United States of America

N 37° 3.595', W 76° 29.271'

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Arriving in the year 1001, Liefr Eiriksson is believed to be the first European to set foot in North America.

This sculpture was presented to The Mariners' Museum by the Eiriksson Memorial Committee of the National League of Icelanders in America. It is a copy of a sculpture that was given to the people of Iceland by the United States Government in 1930.
HM NumberHM1T6W
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Date Added Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 367716 N 4102554
Decimal Degrees37.05991667, -76.48785000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 3.595', W 76° 29.271'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 3' 35.7" N, 76° 29' 16.26" W
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Area Code(s)757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 381 Museum Dr, Newport News VA 23606, US
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