The Gibson Girl / Lady Astor

The Gibson Girl / Lady Astor (HM18WW)

Location: Danville, VA 24541
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 34.794', W 79° 24.176'

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The Gibson Girl

Here stood the residence in which Irene Langhorne Gibson, 1873-1956 was born. Her beauty, charm, and vivacity captivated the artist Charles Dana Gibson who, following their marriage in 1895, cast his celebrated, style-setting "Gibson Girl" illustrations in her image.

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Lady Astor

Here stood the residence in which Nancy Langhorne, Viscountess Astor, 1879-1964, was born. Lady Astor, noted for her wit, advocacy of Women's Rights, strong views on temperance, and articulate affection for her native state, was the first woman to sit, 1919-1945, in the British House of Commons.
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HM NumberHM18WW
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Marker NumberQ 32
Year Placed2011
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 4:00pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 642884 N 4049457
Decimal Degrees36.57990000, -79.40293333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 34.794', W 79° 24.176'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 34' 47.64" N, 79° 24' 10.56" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-123 Broad St, Danville VA 24541, US
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