Old Point Comfort
geographical name cape SE Virginia on N shore of Hampton Roads

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Old Point Comfort — is a point of land located in the independent city of Hampton. It lies at the extreme tip of the Virginia Peninsula at the mouth of Hampton Roads in the United States. According to a combination of old records and legend, the name derived from an …   Wikipedia

  • Old Point Comfort — Historic point and part of the city of Hampton, southeastern Virginia, U.S. It is located at the entrance to Hampton Roads, opposite Norfolk. Named by the colonists of Jamestown in 1607, it has been the site of fortifications, including Fort… …   Universalium

  • Old Point Comfort — Lugar histórico y parte de la ciudad de Hampton, en el sudeste del estado de Virginia en EE.UU. Se ubica en la entrada a Hampton Roads, frente a Norfolk. Recibió su nombre de los colonos de Jamestown en 1607 y allí se han construido… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Old Point Comfort Light — and keeper s house (USCG) Location On the grounds of Fort Monroe Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Point Comfort (disambiguation) — Point Comfort can refer to the following places in the United States:*Point Comfort, Texas *Point Comfort (New Hampshire) *Point Comfort (New Jersey) *Point Comfort (New York) *New Point Comfort, Virginia *Old Point Comfort, Virginia …   Wikipedia

  • New Point Comfort — is a point of land located in Mathews County at the tip of Virginia s Middle Peninsula in the lower Chesapeake Bay in the United States. It is the site of the New Point Comfort Natural Area Preserve and the New Point Comfort Light. Geography The… …   Wikipedia

  • New Point Comfort Light — New Point Comfort Light, Virginia (NPS) Location New Point Comfort at the entrance to MobJack Bay in the Chesapeake Bay Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Old Plantation Flats Light — Undated photograph of Old Plantation Flats Light (USCG) Location In the Chesapeake Bay west of Cape Charles, Virginia Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Comfort (disambiguation) — Comfort may refer to: Comfort (album), by the rock group Failure Comfort (fabric softener) Comfort Air, German airline Comfort food Comfort noise, artificial background noise used in radio and wireless communications to fill the silent time in a… …   Wikipedia

  • old — oldness, n. /ohld/, adj., older, oldest or elder, eldest, n. adj. 1. far advanced in the years of one s or its life: an old man; an old horse; an old tree. 2. of or pertaining to the latter part of the life or term of existence of a person or… …   Universalium

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