Charles Stewart

Charles Stewart (HM2EHZ)

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N 37° 14.196', W 77° 24.099'

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(ca. 1808-After 1884)

Charles Stewart, horseman, was born into slavery near Petersburg and spent part of his childhood on Pocahontas Island. At or about age 12 he was sold to William R. Johnson, one of the foremost figures in horse racing, the America's most popular sport. Stewart succeeded as a jockey, trainer, stable manager, and stallion man, affording him money and fame. Artist Edward Troye painted his portrait with the stallion Medley in 1832. Johnson sent Stewart to run a stable in Kentucky in 1837 and later sold him to Alexander Porter, U.S. Senator from Louisiana. Stewart then supervised Porter's highly regarded stables. Harper's New Monthly Magazine published Stewart's dictated memoir in 1884.
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HM NumberHM2EHZ
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Year Placed2017
Placed ByVirginia Department of Historic Resources
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Date Added Friday, February 22nd, 2019 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 286957 N 4123822
Decimal Degrees37.23660000, -77.40165000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.196', W 77° 24.099'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 11.76" N, 77° 24' 5.94" W
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