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Falls Church, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1880s

 
 
1880s Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 28, 2021
1. 1880s Marker
Inscription.  39% of Falls Church residents were black. The Majority voted Republican, the party of Lincoln.
 
Erected 2016 by Tinner Hill Heritage Trail.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Falls Church, Tinner Hill Heritage Trail series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.776′ N, 77° 10.626′ W. Marker is in Falls Church, Virginia. Marker is on South Washington Street (U.S. 29) just south of Tinner Hill Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 510 S Washington St, Falls Church VA 22046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named 1880s (here, next to this marker); 1890 (here, next to this marker); Jim Crow and Segregation (here, next to this marker); 1904 (here, next to this marker); A Community Divided (here, next to this marker);
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1912 (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named 1912 (here, next to this marker); Civil Rights Struggle (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falls Church.
 
1880s Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 28, 2021
2. 1880s Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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