Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Florence Graded School
Erected 1967 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-271.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Rosenwald Schools marker series.
Location. 36° 49.4′ N, 76° 29.45′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker is on Nansemond Parkway (Virginia Route 337) 1.3 miles west of Shoulders Hill Road (Virginia Route 626), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4540 Nansemond Parkway, Suffolk VA 23435, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glebe Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hargrove's Tavern Bennett's Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sleepy Hole Ferry (approx. half a mile away); Yeates School (approx. half a mile away); James Bowser, Revolutionary Soldier (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 1.9 miles away); James Bowser Plantation (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
Also see . . . Florence Bowser Elementary School. (Submitted on January 19, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.)
Categories. • African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 831 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.