Woodville School

Woodville School (HMK3Z)

Location: West Bend, VA 23072 Gloucester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 19.504', W 76° 30.886'

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Woodville School is an important monument to Gloucester County and the African American community who strove to ensure quality education for their children in the early 20th century. Julius Rosenwald, president of Sears, Roebuck and Company, aided these efforts by establishing a fund in 1918 to help communities address African-American educational needs throughout the South. Rosenwald funds helped build Woodville School in 1923, replacing an earlier school on the same site. Woodville School is an irreplaceable landmark for the Gloucester community, a legacy of education for all children.
HM NumberHMK3Z
Series This marker is part of the Rosenwald Schools series
Placed ByNational Registry Property
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 2:18am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 365793 N 4132009
Decimal Degrees37.32506667, -76.51476667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 19.504', W 76° 30.886'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 19' 30.24" N, 76° 30' 53.16" W
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Area Code(s)804, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4310 George Washington Memorial Hwy, West Bend VA 23072, US
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