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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28ZF_maggie-lena-walker_Richmond-VA.html
Among her many accomplishments, this African-American business woman, social activist and formidable community leader became the first woman bank president in America when she founded the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank in Richmond in 1903.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27M9_pickford-hall_Richmond-VA.html
Pickford Hall was named in honor of former Board of Trustees member C.J Pickford. The building was the original classroom building and would later contain the "Old Pie Shop," the first student "hangout" on campus. The first …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26N4_first-regiment-of-virginia-infantry_Richmond-VA.html
Erected to the imperishable memory of the valiant fallen of the First Regiment of Virginia Infantry who through seven American wars endured hardships with patience, met defeat with constant courage, did not vaunt their victories and steadfastly ke…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26F0_mount-olive-baptist-church_Richmond-VA.html
This church, originally known Mount Olivet African Church of Baptist, was founded May 2, 1867. Its founding congregants, wanting their own church, moved from local North Run Baptist Church and began meeting on this 1.18 acres site.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25N2_the-john-marshall-house_Richmond-VA.html
The John Marshall House The John Marshall House was the Richmond home of "the Great Chief Justice" from 1790 to 1835. The longest serving Chief Justice to date, Marshall was known as the "definer of the Constitution" and a shaper…
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The Corps of Cadets established at John Marshall High School in 1915 was the first military training program in a public school in Virginia. Dedicated to the thousands of young men who wore the uniform of the Corps of Cadets. This cadet …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2248_coburn-hall_Richmond-VA.html
Coburn Hall was constructed in 1899 and named for Maine governor Abner Coburn. It held Virginia Union's original chapel and library collection. Many legendary pastors and scholars preached and lectured in Coburn Hall, including Dr. Martin Luther K…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2247_virginia-union-university_Richmond-VA.html
In Apri of 1865, the American Baptist Home Mission Society (ABHMS) sends teaches and missionaries to Richmond, VA to educate newly freed slaves and the work of Richmond Theological School for Freedmen begins. Classes are held in several small l…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21YH_officer-vernon-l-jarrelle_Richmond-VA.html
At this site, on August 1, 1973, officer Vernon L. Jarrelle responded to a robbery in progress. He was fatally wounded in a shoot out. Although mortally wounded, Patrolman Jarrelle returned fire killing one of his assailants. Two others were a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21T9_maggie-lena-walker-memorial_Richmond-VA.html
1864 — Born July 15 to Elizabeth Draper and later works with her mother as a laundress to make ends meet 1883 — Graduates from Richmond Colored Normal School, teaches for three years before marrying Armstead Walker, Jr. 1899 &md…
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