Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Florence Graded School
Erected 1967 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-271.)
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 Rosenwald Schools, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1920.
Location. 36° 49.4′ N, 76° 29.45′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker is on Nansemond Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4540 Nansemond Parkway, Suffolk VA 23435, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glebe Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hargrove's Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Glebe Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bennett's Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sleepy Hole Ferry (approx. half a mile away); Yeates School (approx. half a mile away); James Bowser, Revolutionary Soldier (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
Also see . . . Florence Bowser Elementary School. (Submitted on January 19, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 1,126 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.