“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Dillwyn, Virginia

Clickable Map of Buckingham County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Buckingham County, VA (37) Albemarle County, VA (118) Appomattox County, VA (75) Cumberland County, VA (27) Fluvanna County, VA (29) Nelson County, VA (40) Prince Edward County, VA (98)  BuckinghamCounty(37) Buckingham County (37)  AlbemarleCounty(118) Albemarle County (118)  AppomattoxCounty(75) Appomattox County (75)  CumberlandCounty(27) Cumberland County (27)  FluvannaCounty(29) Fluvanna County (29)  NelsonCounty(40) Nelson County (40)  PrinceEdwardCounty(98) Prince Edward County (98)
Buckingham is the county seat for Buckingham County
Dillwyn is in Buckingham County
      Buckingham County (37)  
      Albemarle County (118)  
      Appomattox County (75)  
      Cumberland County (27)  
      Fluvanna County (29)  
      Nelson County (40)  
      Prince Edward County (98)  
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1Virginia (Buckingham County), Dillwyn — BK2 — Buckingham Training SchoolDillwyn, Virginia — Buckingham County —
The Buckingham Training School sits on 9.25 acres and was established as a result of Stephen J. Ellis' longtime efforts to establish a secondary school for African American students in the Buckingham County area. Ellis first organized the . . . Map (db m181214) HM
2Virginia (Buckingham County), Dillwyn — F-62 — Buckingham Training School
One mile southeast stood Buckingham Training School, the first high school in the county for African American students. In 1919 the Rev. Stephen J. Ellis organized the County-Wide League for School Improvement to persuade the Buckingham County . . . Map (db m29157) HM
3Virginia (Buckingham County), Dillwyn — Ellis Acres ParkEstablished 2007
Rev. Stephen J. Ellis (1865-1937) This park is the site of the first high school for Black Students in Buckingham County, founded by Rev. Ellis. Buckingham Training School Campus, 1924-1954. National Register of Historic Places, . . . Map (db m181213) HM
4Virginia (Buckingham County), Dillwyn — F-54 — Female Collegiate Institute
Two miles east is the site of the first college for women in Virginia, the Female Collegiate Institute. Opened in 1837, it failed in 1843. Reopened in 1848, it survived until 1863. The school building has been destroyed but the "President's Cottage" . . . Map (db m21128) HM
5Virginia (Buckingham County), Dillwyn — F-54 — Female Collegiate Institute
About two miles east, along the Richmond-Lynchburg stage road, is the site of the Female Collegiate Institute, the first college for women chartered in Virginia. Established in 1837, the college offered a rigorous curriculum including courses in . . . Map (db m181218) HM
6Virginia (Buckingham County), Dillwyn — F-55 — Gold Mines
This was the most notable gold-mining region in the country before the California gold rush in 1849. The Morrow Mine here, opened before 1835, was one of the earliest gold mines in which underground mining was employed. Profitably worked for a . . . Map (db m29159) HM
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Sep. 25, 2022