Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Home For Needy Confederate Women
placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Erected by United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 37° 33.412′ N, 77° 28.565′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North Sheppard Street and Hanover Avenue, on the left when traveling south on North Sheppard Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 N Sheppard St, Richmond VA 23221, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Residential Life at R. E. Lee Camp, No.1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Memorial Chapel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Confederate Memorial Chapel (about 400 feet away); Robinson House (about 500 feet away); Virginia Historical Society (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arnold’s Picket Driven In (approx. ¼ mile away); Memorial Bell Tower (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stonewall Jackson (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Also see . . .
1. History of the VMFA Grounds. (Submitted on September 5, 2015.)
2. Home For Needy Confederate Women. National Park Service (Submitted on September 5, 2015.)
3. Home For Needy Confederate Women (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on September 5, 2015.)
4. For Richmond's Confederate Home for Women, It's Finally Appomattox. New York Times (08/25/1989) (Submitted on September 5, 2015.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • War, US Civil • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.