Carter Godwin Woodson

Carter Godwin Woodson (HM1EEY)

Location: Huntington, WV 25701 Cabell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 24.961', W 82° 25.802'

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Historian, author, educator. Founder of the Assoc. for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1915. Began Journal of Negro History, 1916. In 1926 began Negro History Week, later Black History Month. A graduate and later principal, Douglass H.S., Huntington. Dean at West Virginia State College. Second African American to earn a Harvard Ph. D., 1912. Born, Dec. 19, 1875; Woodson died, April 3, 1950.
Year Placed2003
Placed ByCarter G. Woodson Foundation/WV Celebration 2000-West Virginia Division of Archives and History
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 375156 N 4252942
Decimal Degrees38.41601667, -82.43003333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 24.961', W 82° 25.802'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 24' 57.66" N, 82° 25' 48.12" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 859-899 Hal Greer Boulevard, Huntington WV 25701, US
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