Members of Congress

Members of Congress (HM1ZAO)

Location: Big Stone Gap, VA 24219 Lee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 48.186', W 82° 50.918'

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Three men who served in Congress were
born within a one-mile radius of this point
James B. Richmond (1842-1910) was a member
of the House of Representatives from 1879
to 1881 as a Democrat. Campbell Slemp (1839-1907), a Republican, was elected to the
House of Representatives in 1902 and serve
until his death on 13 Oct. 1907. His son
Campbell Bascom Slemp (1870-1943). replaced
him in the House in 1907 and was reelected
to seven consecutive terms until he retired
in 1922. The next year, he was appointed
President Calvin Coolidge's secretary and
served until 1925.
Year Placed2000
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Saturday, July 1st, 2017 at 3:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 335084 N 4074624
Decimal Degrees36.80310000, -82.84863333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 48.186', W 82° 50.918'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 48' 11.16" N, 82° 50' 55.08" W
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Area Code(s)276
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near State Rd 622, Big Stone Gap VA 24219, US
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