Letitia Pate Whitehead Evans

Letitia Pate Whitehead Evans (HM1BPX)

Location: Hot Springs, VA 24445 Bath County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 59.8', W 79° 49.901'

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Born In Thaxton, Bedford County, Lettie PateWhitehead Evans played a major role In the earlydistribution of bottled Coca-Cola. She was oneof the first women members of the board ofdirectors of a major American corporation,serving on the board of The Coca-Cola Companyfor nearly 20 years. Becoming a very wealthywoman, she was remarkably generous in contributing to worthy causes, principally in Georgia andVirginia. She and foundations in her name havegiven substantial grants to many educational charitable, public, and religious institutions. She boughtthe nearby classically-inspired Malvern Hall in1917 as a retreat and home of later years.
Marker NumberQ-34
Year Placed2013
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 11:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 602581 N 4206089
Decimal Degrees37.99666667, -79.83168333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 59.8', W 79° 49.901'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 59' 48.00" N, 79° 49' 54.06" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7537 Sam Snead Hwy, Hot Springs VA 24445, US
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