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Near New Canton in Buckingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carter G. Woodson

1875 - 1950

 
 
Carter G. Woodson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2010
1. Carter G. Woodson Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected 1976 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number F 53.)
 
Location. 37° 39.325′ N, 78° 21.088′ W. Marker is near New Canton, Virginia, in Buckingham County. Marker is at the intersection of James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) and Toney Lane, on the right when traveling north on James Madison Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Canton VA 23123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Arvonia (approx. 2.1 miles away); Buckingham Baptist Church (approx. 3 miles away); Old Buckingham Church (approx. 3 miles away); Carter G. Woodson Birthplace (approx. 3.7 miles away); a different marker also named Carter G. Woodson Birthplace (approx. 4.1 miles away); Buckingham County / Fluvanna County
Carter G. Woodson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2010
2. Carter G. Woodson Marker
(approx. 4.6 miles away); Bremo (approx. 5 miles away); Female Collegiate Institute (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Canton.
 
Also see . . .  Carter G. Woodson. The father of black history. (Submitted on March 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. African Americans
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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