Saint Joseph's Villa

Saint Joseph's Villa (HML4)

Location: Richmond, VA 23227
Country: United States of America

N 37° 38.031', W 77° 27.556'

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Saint Joseph's Villa, founded 25 Nov. 1834 and incorporated 3 Oct. 1868, is one of the oldest-operating children's institutions in the United States. For 143 years administered by the Catholic Daughters of Charity as an orphanage and girls' school, it first was located at 4th and Marshall Streets in downtown Richmond. Boys were first admitted in 1919. Railroad magnate Maj. James H. Dooley endowed Saint Joseph's in 1922. The current campus opened in a new facility in 1931 as the first cottage-plan orphanage in the East. The Daughters of Charity withdrew in 1977 and the Villa's mission changed from an orphanage to multiprogram nonsectarian agency.
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HM NumberHML4
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Marker NumberE 108
Year Placed1999
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 1:39pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282996 N 4168035
Decimal Degrees37.63385000, -77.45926667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 38.031', W 77° 27.556'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 38' 1.86" N, 77° 27' 33.36" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8074-8118 U.S. 1, Richmond VA 23227, US
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