Parker-Gray High School Historical

Parker-Gray High School Historical (HM1UO1)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22314
Country: United States of America

N 38° 48.829', W 77° 3.077'

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Parker-Gray School opened on Wythe Street in 1920 to serve African American students in grades 1-8. Until upper-level classes were added in 1932, African Americans had to travel to the District of Columbia to attend high school. Civil rights attorney Charles Houston and other activists later persuaded the City of Alexandria to construct its first high school building for African Americans, and Parker-Gray High School opened on this site in 1950. Court-ordered desegregation began in 1959. The last class graduated from the high school in 1965. Parker-Gray Historic District bears the school's name.
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HM NumberHM1UO1
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 321902 N 4298114
Decimal Degrees38.81381667, -77.05128333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.829', W 77° 3.077'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 49.74" N, 77° 3' 4.62" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1201 Madison St, Alexandria VA 22314, US
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