Dr. Morgan E. Norris Historical

Dr. Morgan E. Norris Historical (HM1TY2)

Location: White Stone, VA 22578 Lancaster County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 41.915', W 76° 22.437'

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(c. 1883-1966)

Dr. Morgan E. Norris, a Lancaster native and the Northern Neck's first black physician, practiced medicine at this site 1917-1964. He opened to all races specialty surgical clinics, bringing enhanced medical care to the lower Northern Neck. In 1928 Dr. Norris led a campaign to build the first brick elementary school for black children in the Northern Neck. In 1939 he spearheaded a boycott to secure free bus transportation for black school children and led the Northern Neck Progressive Association's annual fair from 1927 until 1959. He was the second black trustee of Hampton University, and the first black coroner in the state.
HM NumberHM1TY2
Year Placed2013
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 378875 N 4173261
Decimal Degrees37.69858333, -76.37395000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 41.915', W 76° 22.437'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 41' 54.9" N, 76° 22' 26.22" W
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Area Code(s)804
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16114 Mary Ball Rd, White Stone VA 22578, US
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