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

1919

 
 
1919 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 28, 2021
1. 1919 Marker
Inscription.  African American teachers, Mary Ellen Henderson and Lola Saunders, taught at the overcrowded two-room wooden county schoolhouse, the only school in the area for black children.
 
Erected 2016 by Tinner Hill Heritage Trail.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Falls Church, Tinner Hill Heritage Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
Location. 38° 52.78′ N, 77° 10.611′ 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. Dr. Harold Johnson, Dr. Harry Montgomery, and Viola Hudson (here, next to this marker); 1919 - 1949 (here, next to this marker); 1960s (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named 1960s (here,
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next to this marker); 1919 - 1938 (here, next to this marker); Falls Church Honors (here, next to this marker); Today (2016) (here, next to this marker); 1997 (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falls Church.
 
 
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 63 times since then and 10 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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