Charles Sidney Gilpin

Charles Sidney Gilpin (HM21ER)

Location: Richmond, VA 23220
Country: United States of America

N 37° 33.139', W 77° 26.37'

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1878-1930

Charles Sidney Gilpin grew up here in Jackson
Ward. He apprenticed in the Richmond Planet
print shop before beginning his theater career
and becoming one of the most highly regarded
actors of the 1920s. Gilpin is best known for
his title role in Eugene O'Neill's Broadway play
Emperor Jones, for which he won the Drama League
Award and the Spingarn Medal, and was named
Crisis magazine Man of the Year (192). The Drama
League declared Gilpin one of ten people who had
done the most for American theater. Gilpin was
also honored at the White House during President
Warren G. Harding's administration.
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HM NumberHM21ER
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 4th, 2017 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 284506 N 4158942
Decimal Degrees37.55231667, -77.43950000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.139', W 77° 26.37'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 8.3400000000002" N, 77° 26' 22.2" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-303 W Charity St, Richmond VA 23220, US
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