Chartered by the state in 1795, this is the oldest secondary school in Virginia in continuous operation under its own charter. Conducted for many years as a private school for boys, it began to receive public funds in 1884. It now operates as a public school.
Geographic Location: Bedford County
Physical Description of Location: Jefferson, VA 24551. Located on East Lynchburg Salem Turnpike (Hwy 460), 0.2 miles east of the intersection of East Lynchburg Salem Turnpike (Hwy 460) and Thomas Jefferson Road. Marker is on the left when traveling east on East Lynchburg Salem Turnpike (Hwy 460).
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