Robert Lee Doughton

Robert Lee Doughton (HMG57)

Location: Sparta, NC 28675 Alleghany County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 26.026', W 81° 10.648'

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Robert Lee Doughton, for whom Doughton Park is named, was born in Alleghany County, North Carolina, November 7, 1863. An original and leading advocate of the establishment and development of the Blue Ridge Parkway, he was a member of the United States House of Representatives 1911-1953, Chairman of its Committee on Ways and Means 1933-1947 and 1949-1953.
HM NumberHMG57
Series This marker is part of the Blue Ridge Parkway series
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 7:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 484093 N 4032075
Decimal Degrees36.43376667, -81.17746667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 26.026', W 81° 10.648'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 26' 1.56" N, 81° 10' 38.88" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800-898 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Sparta NC 28675, US
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