Father Ryan Home

Father Ryan Home (HMOM7)

Location: Norfolk, VA 23509
Country: United States of America

N 36° 52.6691', W 76° 15.8188'

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On Chapel Street, south of this point, stood the home of Father Abram J. Ryan, beloved poet of the Confederacy.

"But their memories e'er shall remain for us and their names, bright names, without stain for us:

the glory they won shall not wane for us.

In legend and lay our heroes in gray shall for ever live over again for us."
HM NumberHMOM7
Additional InformationActual home located approx 1000 block of Chapel St. (36.856165, -76.275625)
Historical PeriodCivil War
Historical PlaceHome
Marker TypeHistoric Home
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker NumberHMOM7
Placed ByCity of Norfolk
Marker Condition
8 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 10:10pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] DIOGIMAN  
Locationbig map
Location DescriptionIntersection: Lafayette Blvd. (VA247) & Tidewater Dr. (VA168)
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 385840 N 4081216
Decimal Degrees36.87781900, -76.26364700
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 52.6691', W 76° 15.8188'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 52' 40.1484" N, 76° 15' 49.1292" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)757
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1820 Lafayette Blvd, Norfolk VA 23509, US
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Actual Marker location is 1820 Lafayette Blvd; Intersection of Lafayette Blvd (VA 247) and Tidewater Drive (VA 168). 36.877819, -76.263647. The Marker states the Ryan home was south of the location, on Chapel Street (36.856165, -76.275625).

Dec 23, 2016 at 10:14pm PST by diogiman

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