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Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

White Hall

 
 
White Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 11, 2019
1. White Hall Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to Miss Blanche Sydnor White, Executive Secretary to the Women's Missionary Union of the Southern Baptist Convention, White Hall was built in 1953. The building was to be used to provide training to young women as directors of religious education projects in churches or in church missions in the United States and abroad.
 
Erected 2012 by Virginia Union University.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionEducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1953.
 
Location. 37° 33.801′ N, 77° 27.053′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from West Graham Road east of Langston Avenue, on the right when traveling east. On the grounds of Virginia Union University. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 North Lombardy Street, Richmond VA 23220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Southern African American Girl Scouts (within shouting distance of this marker); Henderson Center
White Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 11, 2019
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Huntley Hall (about 500 feet away); Virginia Union University 150th Anniversary Memorial (about 600 feet away); Virginia Union University (about 700 feet away); Martin E. Gray Hall (about 700 feet away); Coburn Hall (about 700 feet away); Ellison Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Additional keywords. HBCUs
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 27, 2022