Saint Louis, Virginia
Saint Louis, Virginia
|Coordinates: 39°00′14″N 77°47′25″W / 39.003965°N 77.790176°WCoordinates: 39°00′14″N 77°47′25″W / 39.003965°N 77.790176°W|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))|
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Saint Louis is an unincorporated community in southwestern Loudoun County, Virginia. Saint Louis is located near the intersection of Saint Louis Road (Virginia State Route 611) and Snake Hill Road (Virginia State Route 744), six miles west of Middleburg. It is a historic African American community dating from 1891 or earlier, with many African Americans still living there today. Banneker Elementary School is located in Saint Louis.
- ^ (1) Scheel, Eugene M. (September 25, 1980). "St. Louis dates to 1800s" (PDF). Loudoun Times-Mirror. Leesburg, Virginia. Retrieved January 1, 2021 – via loudounhistory.org. Archived January 7, 2021, at the Wayback Machine.
(2) Smith, Ethel. "Early History of Banneker School". Banneker Elementary School: History of Banneker Elementary School. Loudoun County Public Schools. Retrieved January 3, 2021 – via Blackboard.
.... the school board decided to purchase 19 acres of land in St. Louis, which is located six miles west of Middleburg. A fireproof building consisting of six classrooms, a multi-purpose room, a clinic, and a kitchen, was built on this property. On March 31, 1948, the children and faculty of the Middleburg, St. Louis, and Mountville schools, with an approximate enrollment of 185 students, entered the beautiful brick building for the first time. .... The school was named for the famous Benjamin Banneker who constructed the first clock made entirely in America in 1753, and who was part of the surveying team who laid out the city of Washington, DC, in 1791.Archived November 27, 2020, at the Wayback Machine.
(3) Bell, Franklin (June 16, 2016). Prats, J.J. (ed.). ""History of St. Louis" marker". HMdb.org: The Historical Marker Database. Retrieved January 3, 2021.
A six room school was built in 1948, and named after Benjamin Banneker, a famous African American scientist, inventor, surveyor & anti slavery publicist.Archived January 3, 2021, at the Wayback Machine.
(4) Dale, Kerry (2020). "Something About the Place: Banneker Elementary Has Special Written All Over It". Middleburg Life. Middleburg, Virginia: Greenhill Media, LLC. Retrieved January 7, 2021.
Five years ago, Banneker was designated the home school for Middleburg, when Middleburg Elementary became a charter school.