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.
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|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 8:24pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 337020 N 4308311|
|Decimal Degrees||38.90858333, -76.87966667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 54.515', W 76° 52.78'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 54' 30.90" N, 76° 52' 46.80" W|
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|Area Code(s)||240, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1388-1444 Belle Haven Dr, Hyattsville MD 20785, US|
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