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Church Hill in Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

5 North 29th Street

c. 1886

 

— Historic Richmond Foundation —

 
5 North 29th Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2020
1. 5 North 29th Street Marker
Inscription.  This quintessential Victorian style house features a bracketed Italianate porch and intricate oak-leaf pattern ironwork fence. It's earliest resident was W. C. Camp, a box manufacturer. Dr. Reverend James M. Frost, pastor of Leigh Street Baptist Church lived in the home during the year of 1891. Dr. Frost was a well-known author. He was a pastor of the church from 1889 - 1891. D. C. Richardson, an attorney, occupied the home between 1893 and 1985.
 
Erected by The Church Hill Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 31.62′ N, 77° 25.038′ W. Marker is in Church Hill in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is on North 29th Street just north of Libby Terrace, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 N 29th St, Richmond VA 23223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Libby House (a few steps from this marker); The View That Named The City (within shouting distance of this
5 North 29th Street image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2020
2. 5 North 29th Street
marker); "Richmond" (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 2916 Libby Terrace / Langstedt House (within shouting distance of this marker); 3013 Libby Terrace (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bloody Run (about 400 feet away); 2710 E. Franklin Street (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Church Hill.
 
Also see . . .  James Marion Frost. Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives Biography (Submitted on May 10, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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