Pearl Mae Bailey

Pearl Mae Bailey (HM1RZA)

Location: Newport News, VA 23607
Country: United States of America

N 36° 59.102', W 76° 24.785'

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Singer - Actress - Scholar

A Native of Newport News - born March 29, 1918. Served as United States Delegate to the United Nations. Awarded First Order of Arts by President of Egypt. Appointed Ambassador of Love by President Nixon. Received the highest civilian honor - Medal of Freedom - from President Reagan for "meritorious cultural endeavors - world peace efforts - and important educational contributions for here country."
In 1985 this branch library was named to honor this outstanding native, Newport Newsian and American.
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Year Placed1989
Placed ByNewport News Historical Committee
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Date Added Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 374241 N 4094145
Decimal Degrees36.98503333, -76.41308333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.102', W 76° 24.785'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 6.12" N, 76° 24' 47.1" W
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Area Code(s)804, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2510 Wickham Ave, Newport News VA 23607, US
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