J. F. Drake High School / Alma Mater

J. F. Drake High School / Alma Mater (HM1EXE)

Location: Auburn, AL 36832 Lee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 37.018', W 85° 29.699'

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J. F. Drake High School

J.F. Drake High School, formerly Lee County Training School, educated Black children of the community from 1958 to 1970. It bears the name of Dr. Joseph Fanning Drake. Drake consisted of 12 classrooms, gymnasium, kitchen, and band room/storage room. The State of Alabama curriculum was the course of study which included vocational and college preparatory. Extracurricular activities included sports, theater, and performing and fine arts. Dr. R.E. Moore was principal during the school's existence. School colors were maroon and white and the mascot was the Wildcat.

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Alma Mater

Hail to thee, Our Alma Mater,
Drake High School
Though we toil we'll not forget thee,
Drake High School
We will love thee as our home,
Though amid life's grandeur roam;
Alma Mater, Alma Mater
Drake High School
Lee County the home of southern beauty,
We love thee well.
Let our voices ring with praises
Thy wonders tell.
We, thy loyal sons and daughters,
Pledge to thee our loyalty,
for we love thee, yes we love thee
Drake High School.
Year Placed2008
Placed ByThe Historic Chattahoochee Commission and Auburn City Schools Board of Education
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 5:50am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 641203 N 3609824
Decimal Degrees32.61696667, -85.49498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 37.018', W 85° 29.699'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 37' 1.08" N, 85° 29' 41.94" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 749-767 Spencer Ave, Auburn AL 36832, US
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