King William Training School

King William Training School (HMVR1)

Location: King William, VA 23086 King William County
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N 37° 41.683', W 77° 2.004'

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King William Training School was erected here in 1922-23 on the site of the King William Academy (1903-22). The Rosenwald Foundation, which built more than 5,300 black schools in the South, the African American community, and the county funded the school. Constructed as a Rosenwald Foundation Plan 4A building, it has natural lighting, four classrooms with a fifth added in 1927, and an auditorium, library, and office. The school provided a formal education in grades one through twelve. It served as a high school until 1952 and an elementary school until 1961. The Pamunkey Baptist Association bought the King William Training School in 1962.
HM NumberHMVR1
Series This marker is part of the Rosenwald Schools series
Marker NumberO 18-a
Year Placed2009
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 8:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 320725 N 4173889
Decimal Degrees37.69471667, -77.03340000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 41.683', W 77° 2.004'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 41' 40.98" N, 77° 2' 0.24" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18599-18643 King William Rd, King William VA 23086, US
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