Virginia's Executive Mansion

Virginia's Executive Mansion (HM1EQ9)

Location: Richmond, VA 23219
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 32.322', W 77° 25.957'

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Designed by renowned Boston architect Alexander Parris and completed in 1813, Virginia's Federal-style Executive Mansion is the oldest purpose-built residence for governors and first families in the United States still serving that function. Until 1902, the governor had his office here. A garden designed by prominent landscape architect Charles F. Gillette in the 1950s complements the house. This mansion, which stands as a survivor of war, changing politics, and a symbol of the endurance of the Old Dominion, was listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register in 1968 and the National Register of Historic Places in 1969. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1988.
HM NumberHM1EQ9
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Marker NumberSA 104
Year Placed2012
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 11:49am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 285075 N 4157415
Decimal Degrees37.53870000, -77.43261667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 32.322', W 77° 25.957'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 32' 19.32" N, 77° 25' 57.42" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1111 Capitol St, Richmond VA 23219, US
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