Governor John Page

Governor John Page (HMK3S)

Location: Gloucester Courthouse, VA 23061 Gloucester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 21.495', W 76° 31.452'

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John Page, planter, scholar, and Revolutionary patriot, was born in 1743 at Rosewell, three miles west of here. He attended the College of William and Mary with Thomas Jefferson. The two men developed a lifelong friendship and shared an interest in the natural sciences. Page served in the House of Burgesses and in the Virginia House of Delegates. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives (1789-1797), and was elected governor of Virginia by the Virginia General Assembly for thee consecutive one-year terms (1802-1805). John Page died in Richmond in 1808 and is buried there at St. John's Church.
HM NumberHMK3S
Marker NumberNW 19
Year Placed2001
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Reources
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 4:43pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 365017 N 4135705
Decimal Degrees37.35825000, -76.52420000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 21.495', W 76° 31.452'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 21' 29.70" N, 76° 31' 27.12" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5630-5636 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Gloucester Courthouse VA 23061, US
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