Flora Molton

Flora Molton (HM10OF)

Location: Gordonsville, VA 22942 Louisa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 58.309', W 78° 13.33'

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Flora Molton sang what she called "spiritual and truth music," a combination of traditional religious songs and her own compositions. Born here in Louisa County, the daughter of the Reverend and Mrs. William Rollins, she began singing in church. At local parties she heard slide guitar played with a knife, a style she adopted to accompany herself. In 1937, she moved to Washington, D.C., to make her living playing music on the street, and was known and loved by the generations who encountered her there. She also performed at festivals and clubs, recorded three albums, and was featured in two documentary films.
HM NumberHM10OF
Marker NumberW 212-a
Year Placed2007
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 12:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 744003 N 4206328
Decimal Degrees37.97181667, -78.22216667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 58.309', W 78° 13.33'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 58' 18.54" N, 78° 13' 19.80" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10162 Richmond Rd, Gordonsville VA 22942, US
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