TRAILS & TRAILBLAZERS

Book-signing and presentation this Sunday in Victoria

The Lunenburg County Historical Society and Lunenburg Historical Society invite the public to a presentation and book signing by Shirley Robertson Lee this coming Sunday, Apr. 22nd, at 2:00 p.m. at Central High School in Victoria.

Mrs. Lee, life-long resident of Lunenburg County, will discuss her recently-published work, Trails and Trailblazers: History of Public Education and School Desegregation in Lunenburg County, Virginia 1870-1970.

Mrs. Lee attended public schools in the county, which remained segregated until Fall of 1969. Following desegregation, she enrolled at Central High, where she completed her senior year in June of 1970 as a member of the school’s first totally integrated graduating class.

 

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