(1872-1942)In 1872, Reverend Osborne Dickerson and the First Israel B. C. congregation organized the Baptist Church School on this site to provide formal education for African American children. In 1877, Assumption Parish School Board's minutes showed that the directors appointed Felix Gillet as the principal, Buchanan Ewell as the assistant principal and two teachers.
|Placed By||Israel Baptist Church|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, July 25th, 2015 at 6:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 689006 N 3325945|
|Decimal Degrees||30.05000000, -91.03953333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 3', W 91° 2.372'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 3' 0" N, 91° 2' 22.32" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||225, 985|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 7108 LA-308, Belle Rose LA 70341, US|
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