GOOCHLAND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Goochland County Historical Society will soon unveil a new marker meant to commemorate the Black students who integrated Goochland High School.
According to an announcement from the county, the “Freedom of Choice Historic Marker” will honor the 14 Black students who integrated Goochland High in 1965, marking the end of racial segregation in Goochland County Public Schools.
The marker will be unveiled in a ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. at the Goochland County Administration Building. This is located at 1800 Sandy Hook Rd., which was once Goochland High.
There will be light refreshments prepared by Goochland High Culinary Arts students, as well as a tour of the previous Goochland High.