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

1912

 
 
1912 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 28, 2021
1. 1912 Marker
Inscription.  William Henderson, a black man, filed a lawsuit after he was illegally thrown from the Falls Church trolley. Local white Attorney Jacob DePutron's testimony helped win his lawsuit.
 
Erected 2016 by Tinner Hill Heritage Trail.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Falls Church, Tinner Hill Heritage Trail series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.777′ N, 77° 10.623′ 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 1912 (here, next to this marker); Civil Rights Struggle (here, next to this marker); 1915 (here, next to this marker); A Community Divided (here, next
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to this marker); Jim Crow and Segregation Era Events (here, next to this marker); 1904 (here, next to this marker); Falls Church Early Local Civil Rights Pioneers (here, next to this marker); 1890 (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falls Church.
 
1912 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 28, 2021
2. 1912 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 65 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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