Sallie Jones Atkinson

Sallie Jones Atkinson (HMHTP)

Location: McKenney, VA 23872 Dinwiddie County
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N 36° 59.642', W 77° 46.214'

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Sallie 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 NumberK 304
Year Placed1986
Placed ByDepartment of Conservation and Historic Resources
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:34pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 253469 N 4097798
Decimal Degrees36.99403333, -77.77023333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.642', W 77° 46.214'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 38.52" N, 77° 46' 12.84" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7000-7082 McKenney Hwy, McKenney VA 23872, US
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