Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Richmondís First African American Police Oﬃcers
Erected 2003 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number SA-65.)
Location. 37° 33.038′ N, 77° 26.581′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of W Leigh Street (Virginia Route 33) and Brook Road, on the right when traveling east on W Leigh Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23220, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ebenezer Baptist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leigh Street Armory (about 500 feet away); Bill “Bojangles” Robinson (approx. Officer Vernon L. Jarrelle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Sidney Gilpin (approx. ľ mile away); Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church (approx. ľ mile away); John Jasper (approx. ľ mile away); Friends Asylum for Colored Orphans (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Categories. • African Americans • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,524 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.