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

Alexander H. Stephens House Site

 
 
Alexander H. Stephens House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 19, 2009
1. Alexander H. Stephens House Site Marker
Inscription.  
Alexander H. Stephens
Vice President of the
Confederate States of America
Lived in the house that stood here in 1861
This tablet is placed by the
Confederate Memorial Literary Society, A.D., 1912,

 
Erected 1912 by Confederate Memorial Literary Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 37° 32.464′ N, 77° 25.782′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of East Clay Street and North 12th Street, on the left when traveling east on East Clay Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23298, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White House of the Confederacy (a few steps from this marker); President’s Mansion (a few steps from this marker); Propeller shaft of the Iron-Clad Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); Maupin - Maury House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Matthew Fontaine Maury
Site of Alexander H. Stephens House image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 19, 2009
2. Site of Alexander H. Stephens House
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(about 300 feet away); Wickham-Valentine House (about 300 feet away); Grant House / Sheltering Arms Hospital (about 400 feet away); Valentine Museum (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .  The New Georgia Encyclopedia. Alexander Stephens (1812-1883) (Submitted on February 19, 2009.) 
 
Richmond, Va. Residence of Alexander H. Stephens, Vice President, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress, April 1865
3. Richmond, Va. Residence of Alexander H. Stephens, Vice President, C.S.A.
Alexander H. Stephens image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
4. Alexander H. Stephens
This oil painting of Alexander H. Stephens by John W. Alexander appeared on the cover of Harper's Weekly, March 10, 1883, accompanying Stephens' obituary.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,249 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   4. submitted on September 30, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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