Staunton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1993 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number I-21.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 13, 1744.
Location. 38° 9.017′ N, 79° 4.617′ W. Marker is in Staunton, Virginia. Marker is on West Frederick Street west of North Washington Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 235 W Frederick St, Staunton VA 24401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trinity Church (about 600 feet away, measured Central Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); The Wesleyan Female Institute (about 600 feet away); Dr. Alexander Humphreys (about 700 feet away); The Hon. Archibald Stuart (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ast Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Augusta National Bank Building (approx. ¼ mile away); T. J. Collins & Son (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staunton.
1. Stuart Hall (Virginia Female Institute) in the Civil War
The school was forced to abandon these buildings on July 21, 1861, to make room for use by the Institute for the Deaf, Dumb, and Blind whose buildings were turned over for use as a Confederate hospital.
— Submitted March 17, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.
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