1875 - 1950Three miles east is the birthplace of the noted teacher, educator and historian, Dr. Carter G. Woodson. He was the founder of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Journal of Negro History, originated negro history week and authored more than a dozen important works dealing with his race in the United States.
|Marker Number||F 53|
|Placed By||Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 4:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 733639 N 4170884|
|Decimal Degrees||37.65541667, -78.35146667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 39.325', W 78° 21.088'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 39' 19.50" N, 78° 21' 5.28" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 319 N James Madison Hwy, New Canton VA 23123, US|
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