Abilene African-American Schools

Abilene African-American Schools (HM1M6V)

Location: Abilene, TX 79601 Taylor County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 27.411', W 99° 43.613'

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Historical Marker

This marker honors Abilene's educational era of Colored-Negro-Black schools from the 1890's to 1969. The Abilene Public School Board moved the Abilene Colored School to this site at North 8th and Treadaway in 1922.

Notable Events

1890 - Classes were held at Mount Zion Baptist Church.
1923 - Macedonia Baptist Church hosted the first graduation ceremony.
1938 - Abilene Colored High School accredited.
1952-1969 - Elementary, junior and senior high school classes held at Carter G. Woodson Schools.

Dedicated February 26, 1984
HM NumberHM1M6V
Year Placed1984
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, July 25th, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 431683 N 3591308
Decimal Degrees32.45685000, -99.72688333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.411', W 99° 43.613'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 24.66" N, 99° 43' 36.78" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 541 N 8th St, Abilene TX 79601, US
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