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Near Spotsylvania Courthouse in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John J. Wright Parksite

 
 
John J. Wright Parksite Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., November 18, 2007
1. John J. Wright Parksite Marker
Inscription.  
Memorial Plaque
Dr. Sadie C. Johnson
Robert C. Crump
Aaron A. Fairchild
Alma P. Lewis
Mr. & Mrs. Cuba Robinson
Booker T. Ross
Dock Sample
Rev. Fennell F. Terrell
Lewis J. Terrell
Rebecca L. Terrell
Dudley C. Ware

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 38° 9.195′ N, 77° 35.976′ W. Marker is near Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker can be reached from Courthouse Road. Marker is located in a shelter withing John J. Wright Parksite. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7537 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania VA 22551, 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. Spotsylvania Sunday School Union Parksite (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Secondary Education for African American Children (about 600 feet away); John J. Wright School (about 700 feet away); Penny’s Tavern Site (approx. 2.3 miles away);
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Third Spotsylvania County Courthouse Site (approx. 2.3 miles away); Batter Up: Spotsylvania Yellow Jackets (approx. 2.7 miles away); Asbury’s Deathplace (approx. 2.8 miles away); Civil War Veterans at Rest in Zion's Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotsylvania Courthouse.
 
Shelter housing the John J. Wright Parksite Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., November 18, 2007
2. Shelter housing the John J. Wright Parksite Marker
Marker is barely visible in the back of the shelter.
John J. Wright Parksite Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., November 18, 2007
3. John J. Wright Parksite Marker
The Field at John J. Wright Parksite was dedicated as Bennie Carter Field in July 1983 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., November 18, 2007
4. The Field at John J. Wright Parksite was dedicated as Bennie Carter Field in July 1983
Bennie Carter Field image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., November 18, 2007
5. Bennie Carter Field
In the background is Historic John J. Wright Middle School, built on the original site of the first high school for African-American students in Spotsylvania County.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,041 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 20, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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