Charlottesville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2003 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q-30.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
Location. 38° 1.892′ N, 78° 29.178′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22903, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sacajawea (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (about 800 feet away); First Baptist Church, West Main Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Triumph of “The Charlottesville Twelve” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Together We Grow (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greater Downtown (approx. ¼ mile away); Charlottesville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Benjamin E. Tonsler Residence (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
Also see . . . Jefferson School. “Jefferson High School became one of six accredited black high schools in Virginia, emphasizing traditional curriculum and liberal education for its students rather than industrial skills.” (Submitted on June 10, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,136 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.