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Bethania in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cedar Grove School

 
 
Cedar Grove School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
1. Cedar Grove School Marker
Inscription. One room school that was used to educate African American children from approximately 1915 to the late 1940s. Grades 1 through 7 were all taught in one room with as many as 50 children and "one small library of 20 books over in the corner". First teacher was J.L. Lash who was licensed by Israel Butner, first superintendent of Forsyth County schools. Abraham Speas also taught at Cedar Grove.
 
Location. 36° 11.03′ N, 80° 19.94′ W. Marker is in Bethania, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of Bethania Rural Hall Road and Walker Road, on the right when traveling north on Bethania Rural Hall Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bethania NC 27010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Great Wagon Road (approx. mile away); Bethania (approx. half a mile away); Lord Cornwallis (approx. half a mile away); Plank Road (approx. half a mile away); Oak Grove School (approx. one mile away); Bethania Freedman's Community (approx. 1.4 miles away); Wash House 1754 (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bake Oven 1753 (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bethania.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Cedar Grove School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
2. Cedar Grove School Marker
Cedar Grove School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
3. Cedar Grove School Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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