Joseph Jenkins Roberts

Joseph Jenkins Roberts (HMAFG)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23803
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.595', W 77° 24.184'

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[Southwest face:]

Resident of Petersburg

First President of the Republic of Liberia
1848-1855 + 1871-1876

[Northeast face:]

Joseph Jenkins Roberts worked on Union Street, about 100 yards northwest of here.
This marker was authorized June 7, 1977 by the City Council of Petersburg.
Hermanze E. Fauntleroy, Jr., Mayor * Barbara P. Shell, Vice Mayor
Charles H. Cuthbert, IV * Arthur T. Ford * Robert L. Frazier
Clyde Johnson * Gilbert A. Monti
William R. Cook, City Manager

With support from the The Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History, Incorporated.
Year Placed1978
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 5:32am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 286803 N 4122714
Decimal Degrees37.22658333, -77.40306667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.595', W 77° 24.184'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 35.70" N, 77° 24' 11.04" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)804, 434, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 78-98 S Sycamore St, Petersburg VA 23803, US
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