Elizabeth Keckly

Elizabeth Keckly (HM1E02)

Location: Hyattsville, MD 20785 Prince George's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 54.515', W 76° 52.78'

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1818 - 1907

— Enslaved— — —Modiste— —Confidante —

Born into slavery, Elizabeth Keckly purchased her freedom using her exceptional skills as a seamstress. After establishing her own business, she was employed as a modiste (dressmaker) by Mary Lincoln, becoming her trusted friend and confidante. Mrs. Keckly's autobiography "Behind the Scenes", provided intimate details about life inside the Lincoln White House.
HM NumberHM1E02
Year Placed2010
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 8:24pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 337020 N 4308311
Decimal Degrees38.90858333, -76.87966667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.515', W 76° 52.78'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 30.90" N, 76° 52' 46.80" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1388-1444 Belle Haven Dr, Hyattsville MD 20785, US
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