Mercer's Home

Mercer's Home (HMA5)

Location: Aldie, VA 20105 Loudoun County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 58.552', W 77° 38.558'

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Aldie was the home of Charles Fenton Mercer (born 1778, died 1858), liberal statesman. Mercer was a congressman (1817-1839) and a member of the Virginia constitutional convention of 1829-30, in which he advocated manhood suffrage. His attempt in 1817 to establish a free school system in Virginia nearly succeeded. He was a leading advocate of the colonization of free blacks in Liberia.
HM NumberHMA5
Marker NumberB 28
Year Placed1992
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 7:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 271074 N 4317420
Decimal Degrees38.97586667, -77.64263333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.552', W 77° 38.558'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 33.12" N, 77° 38' 33.48" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 39356 John Mosby Hwy, Aldie VA 20105, US
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