1854 - 1920When the Jackson school system organized in 1879, the first black educator and principal hired was Austin Raymond Merry. Professor Merry pioneered the development of the first school for African Americans in Madison County. He established the South Jackson School for Colored which was the forerunner of what was to become Merry High School.
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|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 10:28am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 335697 N 3941440|
|Decimal Degrees||35.60308333, -88.81385000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 36.185', W 88° 48.831'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 36' 11.10" N, 88° 48' 49.86" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 720 S Royal St, Jackson TN 38305, US|
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