Lincolnsville

Lincolnsville (HMOO8)

Location: Portsmouth, VA 23704
Country: United States of America

N 36° 50.294', W 76° 18.283'

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The four houses directly across the street are the last remaining original houses of Lincolnsville, Portsmouth's first middle-class African American community, established in 1890. It was an area of about 34 acres and operated as a city within a city with schools, churches, and lodges. In the late 1950s, after an economic decline in the region, Portsmouth's City Council designated Lincolnsville as its first urban renewal project. The red brick house, built in 1926, is the boyhood home of Dr. James W. Holley, III, the first black mayor of Portsmouth.
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HM NumberHMOO8
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Placed ByPath of History, Portsmouth VA
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 8:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 383663 N 4077721
Decimal Degrees36.83823333, -76.30471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 50.294', W 76° 18.283'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 50' 17.64" N, 76° 18' 16.98" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 615 North St, Portsmouth VA 23704, US
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