Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Leigh Street Armory
Erected 2012 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number SA-102.)
Location. 37° 32.996′ N, 77° 26.489′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of West Leigh Street (Virginia Route 33) and St Peter Street, on the right when traveling west on West Leigh Street. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ebenezer Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Bill “Bojangles” Robinson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richmondís First African American Police Officers (about 500 feet away); Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Jasper (approx. 0.2 miles away); Officer Vernon L. Jarrelle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Sidney Gilpin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Friends Asylum for Colored Orphans (approx. ľ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Also see . . . Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia. (Submitted on April 18, 2016.)
Categories. • African Americans • Education • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2016, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2016, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.