Price Public School

Price Public School (HM1Q8M)

Location: Rogersville, TN 37857 Hawkins County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 24.567', W 83° 0.561'

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Alexander Fain, Jordan Netherland, Albert Jones, and Nathaniel Mitchell, all Black Americans, purchased this land in 1868 "for the purpose of building a schoolhouse for the education of colored children." A two-room log building was constructed and used as a school until the early 1900s. Erected in 1923, the present structure served as a school for grades one through eight until 1958. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988, the only known extant black school in Rogersville now serves as a community center and museum.
HM NumberHM1Q8M
Marker Number1B 64
Placed ByTennesse Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 319831 N 4031239
Decimal Degrees36.40945000, -83.00935000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 24.567', W 83° 0.561'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 24' 34.02" N, 83° 0' 33.66" W
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Area Code(s)423, 615
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 451-499 N Hasson St, Rogersville TN 37857, US
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