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Luray in Page County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Massanutten School

 
 
Massanutten School Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2006
1. Massanutten School Marker
Inscription. This one-room school was originally located in the Massanutten section, west of Luray. Donated to the Page County Heritage Association by Thomas and Barbara Jenning, the c. 1880 building was moved to this site in 1974. Extensive renovation accomplished the present appearance of the school.

It is furnished with desks, a cast iron stove, and other items appropriate to a school of its time.

The building served as a school on its original site until the late 1930ís.
 
Location. 38° 39.822′ N, 78° 27.576′ W. Marker is in Luray, Virginia, in Page County. Marker is on Zerkel Street west of Campbell Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. School and marker is in next to the library. It is across the tracks from the railroad station, which is on South Broad Street (U.S. Route 340). Marker is in this post office area: Luray VA 22835, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Slave Auction Block (a few steps from this marker); Mt. Carmel Baptist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); White House Ferry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Farm Machinery From The Past (approx.
Massanutten School and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2006
2. Massanutten School and Marker
0.3 miles away); The Chapman-Ruffner House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Luray.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,182 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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