Chatsworth School

Chatsworth School (HMGX0)

Location: Richmond, VA 23231
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N 37° 28.941', W 77° 23.544'

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Chatsworth School was built circa 1915 as a one-room schoolhouse for the black children of the Antioch Community. Chatsworth was one of approximately twenty black schools in Henrico County supervised by the visionary educator, Virginia E. Randolph. The Rosenwald Fund provided a matching grant to build the school. Anna T. Jeanes Funds supported instruction for students in grades one through four. It was said that the Chatsworth curriculum included everything from bookwork to banking. The school closed in 1956.
HM NumberHMGX0
Series This marker is part of the Rosenwald Schools series
Marker NumberHC-21
Year Placed2004
Placed ByCounty of Henrico
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 2:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 288469 N 4151071
Decimal Degrees37.48235000, -77.39240000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 28.941', W 77° 23.544'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 28' 56.46" N, 77° 23' 32.64" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1451 Chatsworth Rd, Richmond VA 23231, US
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