Neersville White

Opening and Closing

1887 or earlier. Closed in 1930.

Physical and Map Location

12836 State Route 671, Purcellville, VA 20132




Neersville is an unincorporated village with a heritage dating back to the 1770's in NW Loudoun in the Between the Hills regions of Loudoun Valley on Harpers Ferry Road at the foot of Short Hill Mountain. It was also the birthplace of John Mobberly, a confederate guerrilla.

1918: Emerick visited Neersville Community School meeting, 6 April 1918 in EWP 3.1.2 Emerick Red Journal Work and Expenses, pg 34.

Paper Term Reports are in Neersville Elementary White, Lovettsville District 1924/25-1933/34 in EWP 6.3.3 Neersville.


  • 1887/91: J.J. Porter
  • 1920/21: Miss Kathryn Quinne of Hillsboro. Age 21.  4 years of experience. Normal School training.
  • 1921/22: Miss M. C. Comphur, Age 22. 2 years experience. Attended State Normal School in Fredericksburg.
  • 1922/23: Miss Helen R. Bodmet. Age 19. Two years of experience. University of Va. Summer session.
  • 1923/24: Miss Myrtle Block. Age 20.  Harrisonburg summer school.

Insurance and Physical

One room stone school Toilets were out doors and very bad. The interpretation is that students fended for themselves in the woods.

1887/88 register indicated that the room was 34'x24 and situated on one acre. Waste was from a common bucket. Heat was by coal.

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