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

Nansemond Industrial Institute

 
 
Nansemond Industrial Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, September 16, 2020
1. Nansemond Industrial Institute Marker
Inscription.  
1890 Nansemond Industrial Institute 1939
Nansemond Normal and Industrial Institute Incorporated
Founder
Rev. William Washington Gaines

Trustees
Willie Colden • T.S. Epps • Thomas S. Bruce • F.W. Blakesley • W.H. Crocker • Otis W. Foye • J.B. Philhower • F.W. Lloyd • J.L. White • Morice A. Lery • Ezra H. White • George W. Crocker • C.S. Morris • Herman Spinkham • Wilt Stevens

Name changed in 1914
to
Nansemond Collegiate Institute

Principals
Rev. William H. Morris, D.D. • Rev. Hamilton H. Henderson, B.D. • Professor Bruce, A.B. • Rev. T.J. Johnson, D.D. • Mr. William H. Huskerson, B.S.C.E.

Plot donated by owners
Mr. & Mrs. Johnnie & Marie Duke

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation.
 
Location. 36° 43.584′ N, 76° 33.99′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker can be reached from East Washington Street (Business U.S. 13) east of North 4th Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map.
<b>Exhibit A</b> – Nansemond Industrial Institute marker site. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, October 13, 2020
2. Exhibit A – Nansemond Industrial Institute marker site.
The plaque, mounted on two stones, rests at the end of a long walkway beside 1202 E. Washington St.
Marker is at or near this postal address: 1202 E Washington St, Suffolk VA 23434, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nansemond Collegiate Institute (here, next to this marker); Safe Haven (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jericho Ditch (approx. Ύ mile away); Remembrance Garden Monuments (approx. 0.9 miles away); Obici-Oderzo Fountain Marker (approx. 0.9 miles away); Confederate Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Siege of Suffolk (approx. 0.9 miles away); Civil War Militia of Suffolk and Nansemond County (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
 
<b>Exhibit B</b> – Nansemond Industrial Institute and its companion marker. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, October 13, 2020
3. Exhibit B – Nansemond Industrial Institute and its companion marker.
The marker, pictured here in the far background, appears small in comparison with marker number KO-2 Nansemond Collegiate Institute (see Nearby Marker section).
<b>Exhibit C</b> – Nansemond Industrial Institute marker site. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, October 13, 2020
4. Exhibit C – Nansemond Industrial Institute marker site.
Here the viewer is behind the marker, looking down the long walkway towards E. Washington Street.
<b>Exhibit D</b> – Nansemond Industrial Institute marker site from afar. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, October 13, 2020
5. Exhibit D – Nansemond Industrial Institute marker site from afar.
Concealed by foliage (left background), the marker’s plot was donated from this large piece of vacant property at the corner of E. Washington and Fifth streets. Its companion, KO-2 Nansemond Collegiate Institute, is pictured far left
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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