A. T. Wright High School

A. T. Wright High School (HMGCU)

Location: White Stone, VA 22578 Lancaster County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 38.692', W 76° 24'

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Albert Terry Wright (1871-1944) was born inHanover County, Virginia. He taught in theblack schools of Richmond and, by 1908, atWhite Stone in Lancaster County. By 1921Wright was principal of the county's firsthigh school for blacks, which was constructedlargely with funds raised by black residents.Named in his honor. A.T. Wright High Schoolserved black students until 1959 when thecounty opened Brookvale High School. Thehistory of the man and his school exemplified the struggle for education by Virginia'srural blacks.
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Marker NumberJ-91
Year Placed1991
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 6:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 376490 N 4167335
Decimal Degrees37.64486667, -76.40000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 38.692', W 76° 24'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 38' 41.52" N, 76° 24' 0.00" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 169 James Wharf Rd, White Stone VA 22578, US
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