Giles's Home

Giles's Home (HMDXY)

Location: Powhatan, VA 23139 Powhatan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 33.322', W 77° 56.511'

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Five miles southwest is the Wigwam, the home of William B. Giles, Jefferson's chief lieutenant; United States Senator, 1804-1815, and Governor of Virginia, 1827-1830, an orator and famous political leader. Giles died there, December 4, 1830.
Marker NumberO 31
Year Placed1934
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker Condition
9 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 1:16pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 240132 N 4160552
Decimal Degrees37.55536667, -77.94185000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.322', W 77° 56.511'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 19.32" N, 77° 56' 30.66" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4205 Anderson Hwy, Powhatan VA 23139, US
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This marker is off the eastbound side of US Hwy 60, near the intersection of Maidens Rd(Rt 522) and Emmanuel Church Rd -- just west of the entrance into Sheetz service station.

Feb 16, 2016 at 1:25pm PST by bethstillsings

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