The First School for "Colored" in Jefferson County

The First School for "Colored" in Jefferson County (HM2FUQ)

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N 39° 17.413', W 77° 51.557'

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On these grounds stood the first school for "colored" in Jefferson County. In 1867, the Freedmen's Bureau established this school at the home of Achilles Dixon, a blacksmith. Its first teachers were Annie Dudley and E.H. Oliver. It remained a school until 1874.
Year Placed1997
Placed ByPage-Jackson Alumni Association
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Date Added Thursday, April 18th, 2019 at 5:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 253403 N 4352881
Decimal Degrees39.29021667, -77.85928333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.413', W 77° 51.557'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 24.78" N, 77° 51' 33.42" W
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