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Jim Crow and Segregation

 
 
Jim Crow and Segregation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 28, 2021
1. Jim Crow and Segregation Marker
Inscription.  In 1896, the U.S. Supreme Court decision affirmed "Jim Crow" separate but equal laws. African Americans lost legal rights gained through 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments. Segregation became the rule.
 
Erected 2016 by Tinner Hill Heritage Trail.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsLaw Enforcement. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Falls Church, Tinner Hill Heritage Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 38° 52.776′ N, 77° 10.626′ 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: 500 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. 1880s (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named 1880s (here, next to this marker); 1890 (here, next to this marker); 1904 (here, next to this marker); Black Churches
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(here, next to this marker); A Community Divided (here, next to this marker); 1912 (here, next to this marker); 1820 - 1910 (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falls Church.
 
Jim Crow and Segregation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 28, 2021
2. Jim Crow and Segregation Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on November 15, 2022, by Linda Walcroft of Woodstock, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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