Sydenstricker Schoolhouse

Sydenstricker Schoolhouse (HM1Z0M)

Location: Springfield, VA 22153 Fairfax County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 45.345', W 77° 14.357'

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In 1897 Barney Deavers deeded land to build Pohick School #8 on this site. The school burned in July 1928 and a new schoolhouse was constructed and opended four months later. Locally known as the Sydenstricker School, it was the last public one-room schoolhouse built in Fairfax County. After closing in 1939, it continued to be used by the community for social and civic events. The Upper Pohick Community League, organized in 1948, purchased the schoolhouse property from the School Board in 1954 and was influential in the improvement of local roads, public utilities, and the development of the surrounding community.
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HM NumberHM1Z0M
Tags
Historical Period20th Century
Historical PlaceNational Register of Historic Places, School
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed2016
Placed ByFairfax County History Commission
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Monday, June 19th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] WILSONJW42  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 305420 N 4292053
Decimal Degrees38.75575000, -77.23928333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 45.345', W 77° 14.357'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 45' 20.7000" N, 77° 14' 21.4200" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8511 Hooes Rd, Springfield VA 22153, US
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Sep 30, 2017 at 3:05pm PDT by wilsonjw42

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