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Near Green Bay in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Twin Lakes State Park

 
 
Twin Lakes State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 24, 2021
1. Twin Lakes State Park Marker
Inscription.  
This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 37° 10.54′ N, 78° 16.734′ W. Marker is near Green Bay, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is at the intersection of County Road 629 and Goodwin Lake Road, on the left when traveling west on County Road 629. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 788 Co Rd 629, Green Bay VA 23942, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pushing the Boundaries (approx. half a mile away); Prince Edward State Park: A Refuge of Freedom (approx. half a mile away); Prince Edward State Park for Negroes (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Prince Edward State Park for Negroes (approx. 1.6 miles away); Prince Edward County / Nottoway County (approx.
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2.3 miles away); CCC Company 1390 (approx. 3.3 miles away); Blanche Kelso Bruce (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sharon Baptist Church (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Green Bay.
 
Also see . . .  Twin Lakes State Park (Virginia). Wikipedia article about the park (Submitted on September 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.) 
 
Additional commentary.
1. About Twin Lakes State Park and the marker
Twin Lakes State Park is historically two distinct parks -- Goodwin Lake and Prince Edward Lake, for Whites and Blacks respectively during the 1950s. The National Register plaque stands on the Goodwin Lake section of the park.
    — Submitted September 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

 
Additional keywords. segregation; Jim Crow South
 
Twin Lakes State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 24, 2021
2. Twin Lakes State Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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