Snell in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
John J. Wright Parksite
Dr. Sadie C. Johnson
Robert C. Crump
Aaron A. Fairchild
Alma P. Lewis
Mr. & Mrs. Cuba Robinson
Booker T. Ross
Rev. Fennell F. Terrell
Lewis J. Terrell
Rebecca L. Terrell
Dudley C. Ware
Location. 38° 9.195′ N, 77° 35.976′ W. Marker is in Snell, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Touch for map. Marker is located in a shelter withing John J. Wright Parksite. Marker is in this post office area: Spotsylvania VA 22553, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spotsylvania Sunday School Union Parksite (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Secondary Education for African American Children (about 600 feet away); Penny’s Tavern Site (approx. 2.3 miles away); Third Spotsylvania County Courthouse Site (approx. 2.3 miles away); Batter Up: Spotsylvania Yellow Jackets (approx. 2.7 miles away); Asbury’s Deathplace (approx. 2.8 miles away); Zion Methodist Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Education in Spotsylvania County (approx. 3 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. John J. Wright Middle School History. John J. Wright Middle School (Submitted on November 20, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. African American History of Spotsylvania, Virginia. One of the many activists behind the movement for educating black youth was John J. Wright, a native Spotsylvania County resident and teacher. John J. Wright and many other black Spotsylvania County residents believed that education, land ownership and voting were essential for progress. (Submitted on November 20, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • African Americans • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 895 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 20, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.