Jennie Dean

Jennie Dean (HM4PV)

Location: Catharpin, VA 20143 Prince William County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 50.931', W 77° 33.199'

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Jennie Dean (1852-1913) was born in slavery near here. A pioneer in the advancement of education and religion among the black citizens of Prince William County and neighboring counties, Miss Dean founded the Manassas Industrial School for Colored Youth in 1894 and Mount Cavalry Baptist Church in 1880. The Manassas Centennial Commission proclaimed her Woman of the Century. She is buried in the church cemetery nearby.
HM NumberHM4PV
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Prince William County Historical Commission series
Marker Number61
Year Placed1980
Placed ByPrince William Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 5:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 278418 N 4303101
Decimal Degrees38.84885000, -77.55331667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 50.931', W 77° 33.199'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 50' 55.86" N, 77° 33' 11.94" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4919-4923 VA-234, Catharpin VA 20143, US
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