Willa Cather Birthplace

Willa Cather Birthplace (HM1QOO)

Location: Gore, VA 22637 Frederick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 16.06', W 78° 19.432'

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Here Willa Sibert Cather, the novelist, was born December 7, 1873. This community was her home until 1883, when her family moved to Nebraska. Nearby on Back Creek stands the old mill described in her novel Saphira and the Slave Girl.
Marker NumberB-18
Year Placed1970
Placed ByVirginia Historic Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 730872 N 4349894
Decimal Degrees39.26766667, -78.32386667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 16.06', W 78° 19.432'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 16' 3.6" N, 78° 19' 25.92" W
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Area Code(s)540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6814 Northwestern Pike, Gore VA 22637, US
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