Luray in Page County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
It is furnished with desks, a cast iron stove, and other items appropriate to a school of its time.
The building served as a school on its original site until the late 1930’s.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
Location. 38° 39.822′ N, 78° 27.576′ W. Marker is in Luray, Virginia, in Page County. Marker is on Zerkel Street west of Campbell Street, on the right when traveling west. School and marker is in next to the library. It is across the tracks from the railroad station, which is on South Broad Street (U.S. Route 340). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Luray VA 22835, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Slave Auction Block (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured Mt. Carmel Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); Luray, Virginia Established 1812 (approx. 0.2 miles away); White House Ferry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Luray.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,418 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 6, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 2, 3. submitted on November 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.