Institute, West Virginia: Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson

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Address:
Barron Drive, Institute, WV
Directions:
From WV-25/Fairlawn Ave. turn at the stoplight onto the campus of West Virginia State University. Drive a quarter-mile. The statue will be on the left, facing away from the street. If you reach the Thomas Cole Complex you've driven too far.
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Katherine Johnson statue.

Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson
Katherine Johnson's mathematical calculations helped launch America into the Space Race, but most Americans only found out about it after her story became a 2016 Hollywood movie. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [10/13/2018]

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Katherine Johnson statue.

Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson

Neat tribute to an important American icon. Putting Barron Drive and Curtis Square on Google Maps takes you right to it.

[Stephen Francia, 06/02/2020]

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