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The Emily Smith Reception House

 
 
The Emily Smith Reception House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 9, 2021
1. The Emily Smith Reception House Marker
Inscription.  
Named for
Mrs. Herbert McK. Smith
1885 - 1975
Founder of
Woodrow Wilson Birthplace Foundation
and
President, 1957-1973

 
Erected by The Woodrow Wilson Birthplace Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1957.
 
Location. 38° 9.028′ N, 79° 4.123′ W. Marker is in Staunton, Virginia. Marker is on North Coalter Street just south of Berkeley Place, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 N Coalter St, Staunton VA 24401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Woodrow Wilson Birthplace (a few steps from this marker); Birthplace of Woodrow Wilson (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Baldwin College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. William Fleming (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Our Dead Heroes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Staunton Military Alumni Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away);
The Emily Smith Reception House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 9, 2021
2. The Emily Smith Reception House
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Lewis Creek Watershed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Augusta County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staunton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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