Frankville White

Opening and Closing

13 March 1884 - 24 Feb 1932

Physical and Map Location

School 11 in the Broad Run School District. About 10 miles to the east of Belmont on the Leesburg Turnpike, in the Broad Run School District of Loudoun County. The property was conveyed to Indian Plantation 24 February 1932. See Deed book 6V’s, page 321.




Regarding the closing, an understanding had been reached that the school had not been in use for many years. More research on exact dates of operation are required. The Report of Teachers Contacted With started listing school names in 1918. Frankville was not among the listed schools.


In the Balch Library is a collection of two school registers for Frankville School #11, The first register contains lists of students and attendance records for the years 1886-1894. It includes a visitors' log, end-of-term statistics, and lists of books used.

  • 1880's Mollie Burch
  • Horatio S. Stahl (1869-1935) Not sure of years served. Stahl lived in Ashburn. Also married to Brownie C. Arundel of Ashburn 25 Aug 1909.  Source. Richmond Times-Dispatch, 26 Aug 1909.
  • 1898 - April 1899 William Thomas Bauchman (Died 1930) Bachman may have lived in Ashburn.
  • Oct 1899 - March 1900 Miss Laura Stanton. Stanton may have lived in Mahala.
  • Oct 1900 - April 1901 J. Sterling Moran (1879-1960). Moran may have lived in Ashburn.
  • Sep 1901 - April 1902 Bessie M. Wilson. Wilson may have lived in Pleasant Valley.

Insurance and Physical Location

1 room school, probably of wood. 20'x20' in size.

Wood stove for heat and window for ventilation. 1 water bucket and dipper.