Hanover in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Janie Porter Barrett
(9 Aug. 1865-27 Aug. 1948)
Erected 1999 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number ND-12.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Education. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list.
Location. 37° 43.537′ N, 77° 21.982′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover VA 23069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cornwallis’s Route (approx. 1½ miles away); John Henry Smyth (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hanover Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Colonial River Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hanover Tavern (approx. 2½ miles away); a different marker also named Hanover Tavern (approx. 2½ miles away); a different marker also named Hanover Tavern (approx. 2½ miles away); The Fields Family (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
Also see . . . Janie Porter Barrett was a reformer. The African American Registry. (Submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,025 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.