Malden in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Booker T. Washington
1856 - 1915
Malden, West Virginia
Dedicated with Gratitude to our Early 20th Century Malden Families especially those of African Ancestry named here who knew and helped him become a Great Educator, Statesman and Leader.
1900 - 1910
Wayne Isaac Liggens Strudwick James Rice Price Irvin Bell Shrewsbury Garland Woods Kent Page Waine Carpenter Meadows Wolfe Chandler Bradford Wain Wadkins Strawder Brown Hughes Weaver Burk Moore Johnston Webster Stanton Scotts Bush Ervan Hicks Roberts Johnson Smith Jones Patton Watkins Steptoe Wanser Lewis Crouch Lovely Rollins Hawkins Wright Haskins Anderson Dehaven Straugter
This park established at the home place of his beloved sister Amanda Ferguson Johnson by Malden Historic Preservation Society, Booker T. Washington Memorial Association with The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation, Inc., Kanawha Valley Historical & Preservation Society, Cabin Creek Quilts Cooperative, West Virginia State University, Hazo William Carter, Jr., President
We remember here all the Malden residents
Minnie Wayne Cooper Martha Darneal Cole Llewellen Shrewsbury Cole Mary Price Dickinson Ratrie James Francis Thibeault Larry Linwell Rowe
Erected 2009 by Booker T. Washington Memorial Association; Kanawha Valley Historical & Preservation Society; West Virginia State University History and Culture Committee, Phyllis Harden Carter, Chair.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 🎓 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 38° 17.929′ N, 81° 33.466′ W. Marker is in Malden, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is on Malden Drive just south of Commerce Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4203 Malden Dr, Charleston WV 25306, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lewis Ruffner (here, next to this marker); The Necessary Ingredient (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Booker T. Washington (here, next to this marker); African Baptist Church Rev. Ruffner's Grave (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ruffner Well (approx. 0.3 miles away); Burning Spring Monument (approx. 2 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Malden.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 5, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.