Carter Hall

Carter Hall (HM1DUU)

Location: Boyce, VA 22620 Clarke County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 4.351', W 78° 2.084'

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Col. Nathaniel Burwell, great-grandson of Robert "King" Carter, constructed Carter Hall in the mid-1790s after moving here from Tidewater Virginia. Edmund Randolph Governor of Virginia, U.S. Attorney General, and U.S. Secretary of State, died here in 1813 and was buried two miles north at Old Chapel. In Oct. 1862, Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson used Carter Hall as his headquarters. Pharmaceutical magnet Gerard Lambert purchased the estate in 1930 and hired New York architect Harry T. Lindeberg to remodel the house in the Georgian Revival style. Since 1977, Carter Hall has been the headquarters of Project HOPE, a worldwide health foundation.
Marker NumberT 1
Year Placed2007
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 756529 N 4329010
Decimal Degrees39.07251667, -78.03473333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 4.351', W 78° 2.084'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 4' 21.06" N, 78° 2' 5.04" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 932 Bishop Meade Hwy, Boyce VA 22620, US
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