Appomattox in Appomattox County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Winonah Camp / Mozella Price Home
Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail
—Appomattox, Virginia - Appomattox County —
Erected by Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail®. (Marker Number 1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail marker series.
Location. 37° 21.622′ N, 78° 49.738′ W. Marker is in Appomattox, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker is on Confederate Boulevard (U.S. 460), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located in front of the Carver-Price School building. Marker is in this post office area: Appomattox VA 24522, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carver-Price School (here, next to this marker); Appomattox County Units (approx. 0.3 miles away); Appomattox County Eternal Flame (approx. 0.3 miles away); Appomattox Court House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Custer's Third Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Walker's Last Stand Confederate Artillery Position (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Appomattox Station (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Appomattox.
More about this marker. At the top of the marker is a photo of Winonah Camp. Winonah Camp was built as a residence by the Prices in 1931. Mozella Jordan Price used the camp, pictured here in the 1930's, as a residence throughout her life. On the left is a photo of The Jordan sisters. Mozella Jordan Price is pictured standing in the middle, her sister Peg at the far right. At top right is A 1930's brochure for Camp Winonah. On the lower right is a map of south-central Virginia showing other schools highlighted on the Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail.
Also see . . .
1. Mozella Jordan Price. Short biographical sketch. (Submitted on April 21, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Winonah Camp. Autumn Home is a non-profit organization continuing the renovation of historic Camp Winonah. (Submitted on April 21, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • African Americans • Education •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 941 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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