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Marker ID: W76 Title: Newport News Location: 25th Street and Washington Ave. Description: “This area was first referred to a “Newportes Newes” as early as 1619, and the first known English settler lived here in 1621. Several Civil War engagements took place here including the Battle of the Ironclads and the 1862 Peninsula Campaign. Newport

Newport News

“Newport News — James River Bridge, Newport News, Va.” Postmark: Buckroe Beach, Va. Aug. 6, 19?? Address: Waynesboro, Virginia Message: “Dear Alda, I am having a great time. Wish you were here with me. With love to all. Emily Moore” Description: “The Newport News—James River Bridge. The longest bridge in the world over water—It is