(1907 - 1935)Tidewater Institute was incorporated in 1903 with the stated purpose of establishing an industrial, academic, collegiate, and seminary boarding school for the education of black youth. Founded by the Rev. George E. Reid, and supported by the Northampton/Accomack Baptist Association, the institute attracted students from both Virginia and other Atlantic seaboard states. For twenty-eight years, the school was dedicated to the education and molding of lives of young black men and women of Virginia's Eastern Shore.
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|Marker Number||WY 2|
|Placed By||Department of Conservation and Historic Resources|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 10:07am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 415960 N 4129404|
|Decimal Degrees||37.30748333, -75.94833333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 18.449', W 75° 56.9'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 18' 26.94" N, 75° 56' 54.00" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5182-5278 County Rd 636, Cape Charles VA 23310, US|
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