Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Jessie Meniﬁeld Rattley
Erected 2004 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-78.)
Location. 36° 59.048′ N, 76° 25.371′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue (Virginia Route 143) and 29th Street, on the right when traveling south on Jefferson Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23607, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gregory Cherry (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); James A. Fields House James A. Fields House (about 600 feet away); Newport News Pays Tribute (approx. ¼ mile away); Ella Fitzgerald (approx. ¼ mile away); Memorial Design & Concept (approx. ¼ mile away); King Comes to Newport News (approx. ¼ mile away); Pearl Mae Bailey (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Also see . . .
1. Jessie Rattley - Black History - TimesDispatch.com. Jessie Menifield Rattley made history so often that her accomplishments could fill a book. (Submitted on May 25, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. The Library of Virginia - Working Out Her Destiny - Notable Virginia Women - Rattley. One of many Virginia women who responded to changed conditions and made new opportunities for community service and leadership during the final decades of the twentieth century, Jesse Menifield Rattley (1929–2001) (Submitted on May 25, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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