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Scribner High School

 
 
Scribner High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
1. Scribner High School Marker
Inscription. In 1880, an 1822 school building on this site became Scribner High School for African-American students, under an 1869 Indiana law mandating public education for African-American children and allowing segregated schools. Modern facility completed and state commissioned 1907. Closed 1952 after 1949 state desegregation law.
 
Erected 1998 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Southern Christian Leadership Conference. (Marker Number 22.1998.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 17.109′ N, 85° 49.511′ W. Marker is in New Albany, Indiana, in Floyd County. Marker is at the intersection of West Spring Street and West 1st Street, on the left when traveling west on West Spring Street. Click for map. Located on the North/East lawn of the City-County Building of New Albany / Floyd County in New Albany, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: New Albany IN 47150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Albany's Carnegie Library (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Carnegie's Lasting Gifts (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Gateway to Freedom
Obverse SIde - - Scribner High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
2. Obverse SIde - - Scribner High School Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Lucy Higgs Nichols (approx. 0.7 miles away); Floyd County Honor Roll & Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Korean Conflict / Vietnam Conflict - Floyd County (approx. 0.7 miles away); Floyd County American Revolution War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Floyd County World Peace Honor Roll (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Albany.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Looking West - - Scribner High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
3. Looking West - - Scribner High School Marker
Plaque - - City-County Building image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
4. Plaque - - City-County Building
East Side - - City-County Building (New Albany / Floyd County) image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
5. East Side - - City-County Building (New Albany / Floyd County)
North/East Corner - - New Albany/Floyd County - - City-County Building image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
6. North/East Corner - - New Albany/Floyd County - - City-County Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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