South Hill in Mecklenburg County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Mecklenburg County Training School
Erected 2007 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Z-159.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Rosenwald Schools marker series.
Location. 36° 43.39′ N, 78° 7.759′ W. Marker is in South Hill, Virginia, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is on East Virginia Street east of South Mecklenburg Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Meadow Street, South Hill VA 23970, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other South Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Salem Chapel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town of La Crosse (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mecklenburg County / Brunswick County (approx. 5½ miles away); Broadnax (approx. 6.1 miles away); Brunswick County, Virginia (approx. 6.4 miles away); Rolling Post Office (approx. 6.7 miles away); The American Thoroughbred in Brunswick (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Hill.
Also see . . . Mecklenburg’s black history. 2015 article by Patrick Love in the South Hill Enterprise. Quote: “All of our parents taught us, if we didn’t get an education, we’ll be lost,” W.P. Hudgins said. “I know my Daddy constantly instilled in me, if you get an education, no one can take it from you. That’s the thing you’ll take to your grave. But anything else, someone can take. But an education is going to stick with you forever, and it’s going to take you places.” (Submitted on August 25, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.