Valentine Museum

Valentine Museum (HM14BB)

Location: Richmond, VA 23219
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 32.501', W 77° 25.861'

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The 1892 bequest of Mann S. Valentine II, creator of Valentine's Meat Juice health tonic, established the Valentine Museum as one of Richmond's first museums. He sought to create a museum devoted to the art, history, and culture of the world. First headquartered in the Wickham-Valentine House, the museum expanded to include the Edward V. Valentine Sculpture Studio, the house, and its garden. The museum's collection of Richmond history includes photographs, rare books, fine art, costumes, objects, and textiles. This extensive collection serves as a resource for exhibitions, research, education programs, tours, and publications.
HM NumberHM14BB
Marker NumberSA 99
Year Placed2012
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 285225 N 4157743
Decimal Degrees37.54168333, -77.43101667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 32.501', W 77° 25.861'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 32' 30.06" N, 77° 25' 51.66" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1015 E Clay St, Richmond VA 23219, US
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