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Ruffner Public School Number 1--July 20, 1872 CL-2 | Marker History

Ruffner Public School Number 1–July 20, 1872 Marker, CL-2

Named for Wm. H. Ruffner, Virginia's First Superintendent of Public Instruction, and opened as a public school on this site. Before free public schools were established by the Virginia Constitution of 1869, a one room free school was in operation with voluntary gifts.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1965
Region: Northern Virginia Region
Geographic Location: Manassas
Physical Description of Location: Manassas, VA 20110. Located on Center Street (Rt. 28), less than 1/5 of a mile west of the intersection of Center Street (Rt. 28) and Grant Avenue (Rt. 234). Marker is on the right when traveling west on Center Street (Rt. 28).
GPS Location: 38.750514,-77.477759
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