Benita Fitzgerald Drive

Benita Fitzgerald Drive (HMVG)

Location: Dale City, VA 22193 Prince William County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 37.667', W 77° 18.833'

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Named in honor of Benita Fitzgerald,Olympic Gold Medalist - 100 Meter Hurdles,XXIII Olympiad - 1984 · Pan American Games Champion - 1983 · U.S. National Champion - 1983 and 1986.

Benita was born in Warrenton, Virginia on July 6, 1961 and attended Prince William County schools until her graduation from Gar-Field High School in 1979. She attended the First Mount Zion Baptist Church, was a member of the Dalelites, the Dale City Lassie League, the Gar-Field Symphonic Track Team, Symphonic Band, and the National Honor Society. Benita is a 1984 graduate of University of Tennessee with a degree in industrial engineering and 15 All-America titles. She is an inductee in the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and the Virginia High School League Hall of Fame. Benita was named "Sportswomen of the 20th Century" by the Potomac News. Her parents, Rodger and Fannie Fitzgerald, are long-standing Prince William County residents.
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Prince William County Historical Commission series
Marker Number22
Year Placed1987
Placed ByBoard of County Supervisors: Edwin C. King, Chairman, Dumfries; Joseph D. Reading, Vice Chairman, Brentsville; Guy A. Guiffre, Gainesville; John D. Jenkins, Neabsco; Donald Kidwell, Woodbridge; G. Richard Pfitzner, Coles; Kathleen K. Seefeldt, Occ
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 298579 N 4278012
Decimal Degrees38.62778333, -77.31388333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 37.667', W 77° 18.833'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 37' 40.02" N, 77° 18' 49.98" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13530 Benita Fitzgerald Dr, Dale City VA 22193, US
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