Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-98.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education • Horticulture & Forestry • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1861.
Location. 37° 1.42′ N, Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton VA 23669, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Baptist Pierce (within shouting distance of this marker); Hampton Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Emancipation Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); Phoebus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Church at Kecoughtan (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Church at Kecoughtan (approx. ¼ mile away); This Wall (approx. ¼ mile away); Second Church at Kecoughton (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
Also see . . .
1. Hampton University : Emancipation Oak. The Emancipation Oak stands near the entrance of the Hampton University campus and is a lasting symbol of the university’s rich heritage and perseverance. (Submitted on May 17, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. The Library of Virginia African American Trailblazers 2010: Mary Peake. Peake was a dedicated instructor, creating a school for adults in the evenings and continuing to teach despite failing health, even when was she (Submitted on May 17, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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