Grandma Moses in Augusta County

Grandma Moses in Augusta County (HM1GWL)

Location: Verona, VA 24482 Augusta County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 11.154', W 79° 0.778'

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Newlyweds Anna Mary Robertson Moses (later
knows as Grandma Moses) and her husband
Thomas arrived in Augusta County from New
York in 1887. renting several farms before purchasing Mt. Airy, a large brick Federal style
house built in 1880. The family gained renown
for their butter, milk, and potato chips. The
Moses family moved home to Eagle Bridge, N.Y.,
in 1905, where, in her late 70s, "Grandma"
Moses began painting. becoming world famous
for her Primitive American style. There are
three known paintings titled "Mount Airy"
depicting the house and farm. She died in 1961
at the age of 101.
Marker NumberW-234
Year Placed2014
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:18am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 674023 N 4228307
Decimal Degrees38.18590000, -79.01296667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.154', W 79° 0.778'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 9.24" N, 79° 0' 46.68" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8545 Unnamed Road, Verona VA 24482, US
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