Birthplace of Governor Wise

Birthplace of Governor Wise (HM4VI)

Location: Accomac, VA 23301 Accomack County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 43.152', W 75° 40.27'

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Here stood the birthplace of Henry Alexander Wise (1806-1876), Governor of Virginia (1856-1860) and general in the Confederate States Army. A talented orator and debator in an age of great orators, Wise was elected to six terms in Congress. He served as a delegate at the Virginia Conventions of 1850 and 1861, and as United States Minister to Brazil (1844-1847).
HM NumberHM4VI
Marker NumberEP 21
Year Placed1973
Placed ByVirginia Historic Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 7:00am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 440849 N 4174872
Decimal Degrees37.71920000, -75.67116667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 43.152', W 75° 40.27'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 43' 9.12" N, 75° 40' 16.20" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23267-23357 US-13 BUS, Accomac VA 23301, US
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