Diamond Hill in Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Pauline Weeden Maloney
Erected 2014 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q-6-31.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list.
Location. 37° 24.202′ N, 79° 9.149′ W. Marker is in Diamond HillTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg VA 24501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Anne Spencer House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chauncey E. Spencer, Sr. (about 300 feet away); Amelia Perry Pride’s Dorchester Home (about 400 feet away); C.W. Seay (about 400 feet away); Dr. Robert Walter Johnson (about 500 feet away); Site of Dr. Johnson's Tennis Court (about 500 feet away); Professor Frank Trigg (about 500 feet away); Dr. Robert Walter Johnson House and Tennis Court (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Diamond Hill.
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1. Pauline Weeden Maloney, Past National President. “Margaret Pauline Fletcher Weeden Maloney, always called “Polly,” was born and grew up in Annapolis, Maryland, the daughter of William and Eliza Fletcher. She attended elementary school in Annapolis and Washington, D.C. and received her high school diploma in 1922 from Morgan Academy (now Morgan State University) in Baltimore, Maryland. She earned her B.A. degree from Howard University and the M.A. from Columbia University in New York. Her professional career was Education. Her consuming avocation was friendship – especially friendship with young people, and with Links. She began as a Speech and English teacher in Winston-Salem, (Submitted on October 23, 2015.)
2. Press Release for Historical Marker Dedication. (Submitted on October 23, 2015.)
3. Marker will honor Lynchburg's 'First Lady of Education'. 2015 article by Jessie Pounds in the Lynchburg News & Advance. (Submitted on October 23, 2015.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on October 24, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.