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Lindside in Monroe County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. Henry Lake Dickason

 
 
Dr. Henry Lake Dickason Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, October 14, 2016
1. Dr. Henry Lake Dickason Marker
Inscription. H.L. Dickason, a noted educator from Lindside and the grandson of slaves, graduated from Bluefield Colored Institute in 1910 and The Ohio State University in 1913. He returned to BCI to teach math and as president from 1936 to 1952 led Bluefield State (Teachers) College to full accreditation. Dickason headed Morristown College (TN) from 1953 until his death in 1957.
 
Erected 2015.
 
Location. 37° 27.216′ N, 80° 40.194′ W. Marker is in Lindside, West Virginia, in Monroe County. Marker is on U.S. 219, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lindside WV 24951, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grave of Elizabeth Graham Stodghill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Woods’ Fort (approx. 4.6 miles away); Mann-Miller / Springfield (approx. 5.3 miles away); Home of Isaac Estill / Block House on Indian Creek (approx. 5.7 miles away); Saltpeter Caves (approx. 6.4 miles away); Cook's Fort (approx. 6.6 miles away); Red Sulphur (approx. 6.7 miles away); Home of the Jones Diamond (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Dr. Henry Lake Dickason Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, October 14, 2016
2. Dr. Henry Lake Dickason Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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