Virginia State Federation of Colored Women's Clubs

Virginia State Federation of Colored Women's Clubs (HM2EB6)

Location: Hampton, VA 23669
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 1.844', W 76° 20.598'

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This house was the last headquarters of the Virginia
State Federation of Colored Women's Clubs, organized
In 1907 by educator and social reformer Janie Porter
Barrett and other women who attended the annual
Hampton Negro Conference. The Federation fostered
cooperation among the states many African American
women's clubs, which had emerged late in the 19th
century to address the needs of women and children
and to improve education, health care, home life,
and economic opportunity. In 1915 the Federation
opened the Industrial Home School for Colored Girls,
a rehabilitation center in Hanover County for girls
in legal trouble.
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HM NumberHM2EB6
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Year Placed2017
Placed ByVirginia Department of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 10:03am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 380523 N 4099125
Decimal Degrees37.03073333, -76.34330000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 1.844', W 76° 20.598'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 1' 50.64" N, 76° 20' 35.88" W
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Area Code(s)757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 123 E Pembroke Ave, Hampton VA 23669, US
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