1860-1943Sallie Jones Atkinson, prominent educator and community leader in Dinwiddie County and her husband, John Pryor Atkinson, gave the land on which Sunnyside High School was built in 1911. By her vision, tireless industry, and determination, the school became the first eight-month rural school accredited in Virginia. Mrs. Atkinson also served on the state committee that worked to secure Governor Montague's approval for women's suffrage.
|Marker Number||K 304|
|Placed By||Department of Conservation and Historic Resources|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:34pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 253469 N 4097798|
|Decimal Degrees||36.99403333, -77.77023333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 59.642', W 77° 46.214'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 59' 38.52" N, 77° 46' 12.84" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 7000-7082 McKenney Hwy, McKenney VA 23872, US|
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