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Farmville in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1951 Student Walk-Out

 
 
1951 Student Walk-Out Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. 1951 Student Walk-Out Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to the children of the 1951 student walk-out at R.R. Moton High School
 
Erected 2001 by Martha E. Forrester Council of Women.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1951.
 
Location. 37° 17.451′ N, 78° 23.871′ W. Marker is in Farmville, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is on Griffin Boulevard just north of South Main Street (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Griffin Blvd, Farmville VA 23901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Russa Moton High School (a few steps from this marker); Oliver White Hill Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Barbara Rose Johns (within shouting distance of this marker); R.R. Moton High School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Russa Moton High School Timeline (about 400 feet away); Martha E. Forrester (approx. 0.4
1951 Student Walk-Out Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. 1951 Student Walk-Out Marker
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miles away); Longwood College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Farmville Female Seminary Association (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmville.
 
Adjacent memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
3. Adjacent memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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