Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Hampton Indian Program
Erected 2008 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number WY-99.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 🎓, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is April 13, 1878.
Location. 37° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton VA 23668, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Chapman Armstrong (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Phenix Hall (about 500 feet away); Camp Hamilton (about 600 feet away); Hampton University Museum (about 700 feet away); Wigwam (about 700 feet away); The Ultimate Sacrifice (about 800 feet away); Hampton National Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study The Carlisle Indian Industrial School marker shown.
Also see . . . Training the hand, the head, and the heart: Indian Education at Hampton Institute. by Minnesota Historical Society: Minnesota History Magazine (Submitted on May 17, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 670 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 17, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.