Front Royal in Warren County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Warren County High School and Massive Resistance
Erected 2010 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number J-22.)
Location. 38° 54.97′ N, 78° 11.883′ W. Marker is in Front Royal, Virginia, in Warren County. Marker is on Luray Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. In front of the Warren County Middle School, which use to be the High School mentioned in the marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 240 Luray Avenue, Front Royal VA 22630, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mosby's Men (approx. 0.2 miles away); Prospect Hill Cemetery Warren County Confederate Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); The Warren County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Warren County 9/11 Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Warren County World War I & II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Capture of Front Royal (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Front Royal.
Regarding Warren County High School and Massive Resistance. Marker was dedicated on June 8, 2011 with some of the original 23 students mentioned in the marker present for the dedication. The names of these students are:
Warren County 23
Ann Rhodes Baltimore
Betty Kilby Fisher Baldwin
Joyce Henderson Banks
Suetta Dean Freeman
Fay Coleman Hoes
Rebecca Fletcher Johnson
James M. Kilby
John F. Kilby
Elizabeth Dean Mitchell*
Geraldine Rhodes Smith
Gwendolyn Baltimore Smith
Mary Coleman Washington
eight of the 23 are now deceased, indicated by *
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,214 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. 5. submitted on June 20, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.