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

Henderson Center

 
 
Henderson Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 11, 2019
1. Henderson Center Marker
Inscription.  The Virginia Union University Board of Trustees voted to name the Student Union Building in honor of sixth president Dr. Thomas Henderson in April of 1970. Dr. Henderson was the third Virginia Union alumnus to hold the title of president and the first who was not a member of the clergy. He served as president from 1960 to 1970, after serving as Dean for 19 years.
 
Erected 2012 by Virginia Union University.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 🎓 series list.
 
Location. 37° 33.74′ N, 77° 27.032′ W. Marker is in Virginia Union in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from West Graham Road west of Brook Road, on the left 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. Huntley Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); First Southern African American Girl Scouts
Henderson Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 11, 2019
2. Henderson Center Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Virginia Union University 150th Anniversary Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); White Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Coburn Hall (about 400 feet away); Ellison Hall (about 400 feet away); Virginia Union University (about 500 feet away); Martin E. Gray Hall (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia Union.
 
Additional keywords. HBCUs
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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