Hatcher School

Hatcher School (HM2GFP)

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N 34° 9.557', W 85° 41.24'

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1949-1969

Hatcher School was created as a result of the dreams and sacrifices of the people of the community. Black children in Centre had to travel to Cedar Bluff to attend school. The State purchased land and citizens of the community provided funding and labor. Mr. Donald H. Starr, Sr. was the first principal. Students walked to school until the purchase of buses in 1956. Black students county wide were then transported to Hatcher School. Hatcher closed in 1969 due to desegregation.
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HM NumberHM2GFP
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Placed ByHistorical Preservation Society - Cherokee County, Alabama
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Date Added Friday, May 3rd, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 620999 N 3780595
Decimal Degrees34.15928333, -85.68733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 9.557', W 85° 41.24'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 9' 33.42" N, 85° 41' 14.4" W
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