T. C. Walker School

T. C. Walker School (HM1BEA)

Location: Millboro, VA 24460 Bath County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 59.928', W 79° 35.644'

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T.C. Walker School, which opened in 1930, was named for Thomas Calhoun Walker a former slave from Gloucester County who became the first African American attorney in Virginia. It cost $4,600, and was underwritten with $500 from the Julius Rosenwald Foundation, $505 from the local African American community, and $3,595 from the county. Virginia Turner was one of the longest-serving teachers at the school, which had two classrooms, a kitchen, and library and remained open until 1965. This Rosenwald School was one of more than 5,000 built in 15 states between 1917 and 1932 to teach African American children.
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HM NumberHM1BEA
Series This marker is part of the Rosenwald Schools series
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Marker NumberQ-36
Year Placed2013
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 9:37am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 623442 N 4206614
Decimal Degrees37.99880000, -79.59406667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 59.928', W 79° 35.644'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 59' 55.68" N, 79° 35' 38.64" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32115 Mountain Valley Rd, Millboro VA 24460, US
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