Carter G. Woodson

Carter G. Woodson (HMJAE)

Location: New Canton, VA 23123 Buckingham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 39.325', W 78° 21.088'

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1875 - 1950

Three miles east is the birthplace of the noted teacher, educator and historian, Dr. Carter G. Woodson. He was the founder of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Journal of Negro History, originated negro history week and authored more than a dozen important works dealing with his race in the United States.
Marker NumberF 53
Year Placed1976
Placed ByVirginia Historic Landmarks Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 4:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 733639 N 4170884
Decimal Degrees37.65541667, -78.35146667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 39.325', W 78° 21.088'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 39' 19.50" N, 78° 21' 5.28" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 319 N James Madison Hwy, New Canton VA 23123, US
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