Loving v. Virginia

Loving v. Virginia (HM21L1)

Location: Richmond, VA 23219
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 32.374', W 77° 25.929'

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Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter, defined under
Virginia's 1924 Racial Integrity Act as an interracial
couple, married in June 1958 tn Washington, D.C
and returned home to Caroline County, Arrested in
July for violating Virginta's laws against interracial
marriage, the Lovings were convicted and sentenced
to one year in jatl, suspended on the condition that
they leave Virginla, In 1963 they obtained help
from the American Civil Liberties Union, which
unsuccessfully sought to reverse their convictions in
the state courts of Virginia and then appealed to
the US. Supreme Court, which, in the case
Loving v. Virginia (1967), overturned all state laws
restricting marriage on the basis of race.
HM NumberHM21L1
Year Placed2017
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] JOHN-MICHAEL PAYNE  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 285118 N 4157510
Decimal Degrees37.53956667, -77.43215000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 32.374', W 77° 25.929'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 32' 22.44" N, 77° 25' 55.74" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)804
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 212-298 N 11th St, Richmond VA 23219, US
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