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

Huntley Hall

 
 
Huntley Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 11, 2019
1. Huntley Hall Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated in November of 1913, Huntley Hall was named for Board of Trustees member Byron Huntley. Mr. Huntley designated $10,000 in his will toward construction of the building in honor of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Huntley, and his sister, Miss Frances E. Huntley. Virginia Union professor Charles T. Russell, the first African American certified architect of Virginia, supervised construction of the building, which was a residence hall for men.
 
Erected 2012 by Virginia Union University.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArchitectureEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 🎓 series list.
 
Location. 37° 33.718′ N, 77° 27.027′ 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 west. 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
Huntley Hall image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 11, 2019
2. Huntley Hall
are within walking distance of this marker. Virginia Union University 150th Anniversary Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Henderson Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Coburn Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ellison Hall (about 300 feet away); First Southern African American Girl Scouts (about 300 feet away); Pickford Hall (about 500 feet away); Martin E. Gray Hall (about 500 feet away); White 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 76 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Nov. 29, 2020