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King William in King William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

King William Training School

 
 
King William Training School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 14, 2011
1. King William Training School Marker
Inscription. King William Training School was erected here in 1922-23 on the site of the King William Academy (1903-22). The Rosenwald Foundation, which built more than 5,300 black schools in the South, the African American community, and the county funded the school. Constructed as a Rosenwald Foundation Plan 4A building, it has natural lighting, four classrooms with a fifth added in 1927, and an auditorium, library, and office. The school provided a formal education in grades one through twelve. It served as a high school until 1952 and an elementary school until 1961. The Pamunkey Baptist Association bought the King William Training School in 1962.
 
Erected 2009 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number O 18-a.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Rosenwald Schools marker series.
 
Location. 37° 41.683′ N, 77° 2.004′ W. Marker is in King William, Virginia, in King William County. Marker is on King William Road (Route 30) south of Walkerton Road (Virginia Route 629), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18627 King William Road, King William VA 23086, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured
King William Training School image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 14, 2011
2. King William Training School
as the crow flies. King William Confederate Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); King William County Courthouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); Acquinton Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cockacoeske (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pamunkey Indians (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hillsboro (approx. 4.8 miles away); Sharon Indian School (approx. 5.2 miles away); Mattaponi Indians (approx. 5.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in King William.
 
Also see . . .  King William Training School (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on September 14, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
King William Road (Rt 30) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 14, 2011
3. King William Road (Rt 30)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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