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Farmville in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. Elizabeth Burger Jackson '34

Longwood University Athletic Hall of Fame Inaugural Member (1914-1998)

— Longwood University —

 
 
Dr. Elizabeth Burger Jackson '34 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, August 28, 2022
1. Dr. Elizabeth Burger Jackson '34 Marker
Inscription.  This field is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Elizabeth Burger Jackson '34 for her lifelong dedication to field hockey and the development of young people.

Dr. Jackson was an accomplished student athlete, a member of the United States Field Hockey Team, a revered Logwood Professor of Natural Sciences and a leader within the United States Field Hockey Association.

Firmly committed to the principles of lifelong education, Dr. Jackson was a Longwood Professor Emeritus, recipient of the Longwood Distinguished Alumni Service Award and a member of the Virginia Sports Wall of Fame.

On this field, generations of future athletes will pursue their dreams.
 
Erected 2016 by Longwood University.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSportsWomen.
 
Location. 37° 17.469′ N, 78° 22.705′ W. Marker is in Farmville, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker can be reached from Johnston Drive, 0.2 miles north of Milnwood Road, on the right when
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traveling north. Marker is located within Longwood University’s Lancer Park Turf Field. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 Johnston Drive, Farmville VA 23901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Longwood (within shouting distance of this marker); Longwood Estate (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Barbara Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Longwood College (approx. one mile away); Robert Russa Moton High School Timeline (approx. one mile away); First Baptist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named First Baptist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Oliver White Hill Sr. (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmville.
 
Also see . . .  Dr. Elizabeth Burger Jackson. (Submitted on August 29, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Dr. Elizabeth Burger Jackson '34 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, August 28, 2022
2. Dr. Elizabeth Burger Jackson '34 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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