Robert Russa Moton

Robert Russa Moton (HM37E)

Location: New Market, VA 23072 Gloucester County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 20.721', W 76° 31.358'

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Robert Russa Moton was born in Amelia County, Virginia, on 26 August 1867, and was educated in a local freeman's school and at Hampton Institute(now Hampton University). He served as an administrator at the institute from 1890 to 1915, when he succeeded Booker T. Washington as president of Tuskegee Institute. There Moton led the school to full collegiate accreditation. An advisor to five U.S. presidents and a founder of the Urban League, he retired to Holly Knoll(10 miles northwest) in 1935. Moton died on 31 May 1940. Holly Knoll was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1981.
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HM NumberHM37E
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
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Marker NumberNW-12
Year Placed1991
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 3:28am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 365133 N 4134271
Decimal Degrees37.34535000, -76.52263333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 20.721', W 76° 31.358'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 20' 43.26" N, 76° 31' 21.48" W
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Area Code(s)804, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5123 George Washington Memorial Hwy, New Market VA 23072, US
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