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Near Woolwine in Patrick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Blue Ridge Mission School

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, May 27, 2013
1. Blue Ridge Mission School Marker
Inscription. The Blue Ridge Mission School was established by the Virginia Baptist General Convention in 1916 at the site just to the southeast. It provided general education and religious training, on both the elementary and secondary school level, to day and boarding students. Its program was increasingly coordinated with, and in 1941 superseded by, that of the newly-developed public school system.
 
Erected 1976 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number U-28.)
 
Location. 36° 44.22′ N, 80° 14.921′ W. Marker is near Woolwine, Virginia, in Patrick County. Marker is at the intersection of Woolwine Highway (Virginia Route 8) and Pilson Sawmill Road (County Route 613), on the right when traveling north on Woolwine Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stuart VA 24171, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stuart (approx. 6.6 miles away); Fairy Stone State Park (approx. 8 miles away); The Reynolds Homestead (approx. 8.6 miles away); Rural Life In Appalachia (approx. 8.7 miles away); Meadows of Dan
Blue Ridge Mission School Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 27, 2013
2. Blue Ridge Mission School Marker
(approx. 8.9 miles away); Colonel Abram Penn (approx. 9 miles away); a different marker also named Reynolds Homestead (approx. 10.8 miles away); Floyd County / Patrick County (approx. 11.3 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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