Nellie Pratt Russell

Nellie Pratt Russell (HM211X)

Location: Alberta, VA 23821 Brunswick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 50.244', W 77° 54.836'

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Nellte Pratt Russell, educator, attended Howard
University and was one of six incorporators of
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, the first Greek
letter organizatton founded by African American
women. The sorority, established in 1908, was
incorporated In Jan. 1913, preserving its traditions
and securing its right to charter new chapters. In
1931 Russell earned a Master of Arts degree from
Teachers College, Columbia University. For about
50 years, she taught English at the Saint Paul
Normal and Industrial School (later Saint Paul's
College), where she helped found Gamma Lambda
Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha. Russell led
women's organizations in the Episcopal Diocese of
Southern Virginia.
HM NumberHM211X
Year Placed2016
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 24th, 2017 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 240146 N 4080798
Decimal Degrees36.83740000, -77.91393333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 50.244', W 77° 54.836'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 50' 14.64" N, 77° 54' 50.16" W
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Area Code(s)434
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24201-24299 VA-46, Alberta VA 23821, US
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