Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Nansemond County Training School
Erected 2007 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number U-128.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. In addition, it is included in the Rosenwald Schools 🎓 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1924.
Location. 36° 39.287′ N, 76° 49.265′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Suffolk VA 23437, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Sinai Baptist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ruritan National Monument (approx. 2.9 miles away); First Ruritan Club (approx. 2.9 miles away); John Beverley Rose (approx. 5 miles away); George Fox Monument (approx. 5.2 miles away); Somerton Friends Meeting (approx. 5.2 miles away); South Quay (approx. 5.6 miles away); Battle of Franklin (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
More about this marker. Nansemond County no longer exists as a Virginia county. It became the independent city of Nansemond in 1972 and 18 months later, on January 1, 1974, it was merged with the independent city of Suffolk.
Also see . . . Nansemond County Training School Heritage Center. (Submitted on October 4, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,065 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 25, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.