William H. Spencer High School

William H. Spencer High School (HM13WM)

Location: Columbus, GA 31901 Muscogee County
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N 32° 27.684', W 84° 58.782'

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On this site, on November 29, 1930, the first local high school for colored students opened. The school was the result of a grant from the Rosenwald Foundation and was named in honor of William Henry Spencer, Supervisor of the Colored Schools in Muscogee County from 1912-1925. The first principal was Professor F. R. Lampkin, who also served as Supervisor of Colored Schools in Muscogee County from 1930-1945. The teaching staff consisted of 15 members. T. Hicks Fort was President of the Board of Education.
HM NumberHM13WM
Year Placed1990
Placed ByHistoric Chattahoochee Commission and the Muscogee County School District
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 1:53am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 689883 N 3593377
Decimal Degrees32.46140000, -84.97970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.684', W 84° 58.782'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 41.04" N, 84° 58' 46.92" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800 10th Ave, Columbus GA 31901, US
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