Luther P. Jackson High School

Luther P. Jackson High School (HMHB)

Location: Fairfax, VA 22031
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N 38° 52.136', W 77° 13.674'

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Luther P. Jackson High School, opened in 1954, was the first and only high school in Fairfax County created to serve the African-American community. The school was named after Luther Porter Jackson, a prominent historian, educator and founder of the Negro Voters League of Virginia, who chaired the History Department at Virginia State College in Petersburg, Virginia. The school a remained racially segregated public school until 1965 when it became a racially integrated school for grades seven and eight.
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Fairfax County History Commission series
Year Placed2004
Placed ByFairfax County History Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 7:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306716 N 4304590
Decimal Degrees38.86893333, -77.22790000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.136', W 77° 13.674'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 8.16" N, 77° 13' 40.44" W
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Area Code(s)202, 571, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3064 VA-650, Fairfax VA 22031, US
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