Alfred D. "A.D." Price

Alfred D. "A.D." Price (HM37O)

Location: Richmond, VA 23219
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 32.845', W 77° 26.242'

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Born into slavery in Hanover County in 1860, Alfred D. "A.D." Price moved to Richmond in the late 1870s. Soon after coming to Richmond, he set up a blacksmith shop, which expanded into a livery stable and the funeral home that stands here, now known as A. D. Price Funeral Establishment. In August 1894, Price became one of the first funeral directors in Virginia to receive a state embalming license. He served on the board of directors of a number of businesses and organizations, including the Southern Aid Society, a prominent insurance company. Price served as its president from 1905 until his death on 9 April 1921.
HM NumberHM37O
Marker NumberSA 58
Year Placed2003
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 10:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 284680 N 4158393
Decimal Degrees37.54741667, -77.43736667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 32.845', W 77° 26.242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 32' 50.70" N, 77° 26' 14.52" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-208 E Leigh St, Richmond VA 23219, US
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