VA-Q5C Lady Astor

Marker text: LADY ASTOR

Here stood the residence in which Nancy Langhorne, Viscountess Astor, 1879-1964, was born. Lady Astor, noted for her wit, advocacy of women's rights, strong views on temperance, and articulate affection for her native state, was the first woman to sit, 1919-1945, in the British House of Commons.

Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission, 1969

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