Virginia Estelle Randolph

Virginia Estelle Randolph (HMGUH)

Location: Glen Allen, VA 23060 Henrico County
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N 37° 39.66', W 77° 28.922'

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The daughter of parents born in slavery, Virginia Randolph (1874-1958) taught in a one-room schoolhouse beginning in 1892. A gifted teacher, she became in 1908 the nation's first Jeanes Supervising Industrial Teacher, a position sponsored by the Anna T. Jeanes Fund of Philadelphia for black Southern education. Randolph developed the Henrico Plan, teaching both traditional subjects and vocational skills. Henrico County named two schools in her honor here in 1915 and 1957. In 1969 the schools were merged to form the Virginia Randolph Education Center; Randolph is buried here.
Marker NumberW 221
Year Placed1992
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 10:14pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 281067 N 4171101
Decimal Degrees37.66100000, -77.48203333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 39.66', W 77° 28.922'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 39' 39.60" N, 77° 28' 55.32" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2190-2198 Mountain Rd, Glen Allen VA 23060, US
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