Woodlawn School

Woodlawn School (HM1Z6Y)

Location: Woodlawn, VA 24381 Carroll County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 43.653', W 80° 49.134'

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Woodlawn Mate and Female Academy, a private
school, was Founded in 1878 and became the
Woodlawn Normal Institute in 1898, a preparatory
school for teachers. Named Woodlawn in 1907,
it became the first public high school in Carroll
County after the Virginia General Assembly
passed the 1906 Mann High School bill. In 1917,
School Superintendent J. Lee Cox obtained
federal funding that made Woodlawn High School
the first school in the United States to teach
vocational agriculture under the Smith-Hughes
Act. Fred R. Kirby was the first vocational
agricultural instructor at Woodlawn and was
named Master Teacher of the South in 1933.
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HM NumberHM1Z6Y
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Year Placed2010
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 12:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 516170 N 4064664
Decimal Degrees36.72755000, -80.81890000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 43.653', W 80° 49.134'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 43' 39.18" N, 80° 49' 8.04" W
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Area Code(s)276
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 745 State Rd 872, Woodlawn VA 24381, US
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