Former Sen. Henry L. Marsh III pauses to talk with Principal Kimberly Cook in the cafeteria-auditorium of the new Henry L. Marsh III Elementary School in the East End during a tour Aug. 27. Finishing touches are being made to the building that replaces the old George Mason Elementary School, which Mr. Marsh attended as a youngster.
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New school a reflection and symbol of namesake’s life, achievements
Former state Sen. Henry L. Marsh III, one of Richmond’s African-American political trailblazers, was given a private tour last week of the new East End elementary school named in his honor.