Near New Canton in Buckingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Carter G. Woodson Birthplace
Erected 1993 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number F 57.)
Location. 37° 41.993′ N, 78° 18.747′ W. Marker is near New Canton, Virginia, in Buckingham County. Marker is at the intersection of James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) and C. G. Woodson Drive (County Route 670), 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. Buckingham County / Fluvanna County (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Carter G. Woodson Birthplace Bremo (approx. 1.3 miles away); Arvonia (approx. 1.7 miles away); Carter G. Woodson (approx. 3.7 miles away); Fork Union Military Academy (approx. 5.1 miles away); Abraham Seay (approx. 5.1 miles away); Fork Union Baptist Church (approx. 5.1 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 •
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