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Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Academic Building Site

 
 
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By Jenn Wintermantel, January 19, 2015
1. Old Academic Building Site Marker
Inscription.  On this site September 21, 1930, the first classes for 206 students were held at the Norfolk division of the College of William and Mary, now Old Dominion University. That year the Norfolk School Board gave the building, constructed in 1912 as the Larchmont Elementary School, to William and Mary to establish the Division. The building served the institution until 1975 when it was razed.
 
Erected 1981 by Old Dominion University, Norfolk.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1891.
 
Location. 36° 53.515′ N, 76° 18.255′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Hampton Boulevard (Virginia Route 337) and Brunswick Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Hampton Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk VA 23508, 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. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Connections" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Norfolk Light Artillery Blues (approx. 0.4 miles away); Quarantine Road (approx.
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By Jenn Wintermantel, January 19, 2015
2. Old Academic Building Site Marker
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half a mile away); Airship Roma Disaster (approx. 1.7 miles away); Camp Talbot (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Norfolk Facility (approx. 1.8 miles away); Father Ryan's Home (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
 
Also see . . .  Old Dominion University ODU. (Submitted on January 20, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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