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

The Langhorne House

Friends of Libraries U.S.A. Literary Landmarks Register

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2021
1. The Langhorne House Marker
Inscription.  In tribute to the lives and accomplishments of Irene Langhorne Gibson (1873-1956, "The Gibson Girl") and Nancy Langhorne Astor (1879-1964, "Lady Astor"), and their families, is dedicated a Literary Landmark by Friends of Libraries U.S.A.
 
Erected 2004 by Friends of the Danville Public Library; Langhorne House Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWomen.
 
Location. 36° 34.808′ N, 79° 24.194′ W. Marker is in Danville, Virginia. Marker is on Broad Street just south of Dibrell Alley, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 Broad St, Danville VA 24541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lady Astor Birthplace (a few steps from this marker); The Gibson Girl / Lady Astor (within shouting distance of this marker); Stratford College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frederick Delius (about 400 feet away); Holbrook-Ross Historic District (about 700 feet
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2021
2. The Langhorne House Marker
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away); Last Confederate Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Sutherlin House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sutherlin Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
The Langhorne House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2021
3. The Langhorne House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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