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Today (2016)

 
 
Today (2016) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 28, 2021
1. Today (2016) Marker
Inscription.  Today (2016) the Tinner Hill community includes generations of descendants that return to socialize at the James Lee Community Center, worship at Second Baptist and Galloway churches, and take part in family and neighborhood events.
 
Erected 2016 by Tinner Hill Heritage Trail.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCharity & Public WorkChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Falls Church, Tinner Hill Heritage Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 2016.
 
Location. 38° 52.781′ N, 77° 10.608′ W. Marker is in Falls Church, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Washington Street (U.S. 29) and Tinner Hill Road, on the left when traveling north on South Washington Street. 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. 1997 (here, next to this marker); 1961 (here, next to this marker); Falls Church Honors (here, next to this marker); 1919 - 1938
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(here, next to this marker); The First Modern Schools (here, next to this marker); 1960s (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named 1960s (here, next to this marker); 1919 - 1949 (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falls Church.
 
Additional sign nearby image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 28, 2021
2. Additional sign nearby
"Our shared history is a link between the past and future ... at times difficult, noble, inspiring, full of home and promise ... This common link created a bridge between old injustices and new opportunities for progress."
Dr. Rowena Stewart, museum founder, activist, Tinner Hill Foundation Board Member
 
 
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 64 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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