Craney Island Marker, K-262

This island in the Elizabeth River is about four miles northeast. British forces moving on Norfolk attacked American fortifications there June 22, 1813, but were repulsed. The confederate ironclad "Virginia" (MERRIMAC) was destroyed by her crew there May 11, 1862.

Marker Information:
Additional Information: Marker is no longer erected and has been superceded by a new marker with same title different number and updated text. See marker K-66 Craney Island.
Region: Tidewater Region
Geographic Location: Portsmouth
GPS Location: 36.865357,-76.409865
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