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Titusville in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Titusville Negro School

 
 
Titusville Negro School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 19, 2012
1. Titusville Negro School Marker
Inscription. Following temporary sites on Washington Avenue in 1883 and Dummitt Avenue in 1886, the Titusville Negro School was located on this site in 1915; it housed grades 1-8. The original building was burned in 1931, and a new eight-classroom frame building was erected; an auditorium was added later. The school grew to a 1-12 complex and the first students to complete high school here were graduated in 1938.

After the new Gibson School was opened in 1957, the site was abandoned and the building razed.
 
Erected by City of Titusville.
 
Location. 28° 36.425′ N, 80° 48.849′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker can be reached from South DeLeon Avenue south of South Street (State Road 405), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located in front of the Titusville Neighborhood Services Office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 725 South DeLeon Avenue, Titusville FL 32780, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Pritchard House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Titus House (approx. half a mile away); Titus House & the Indian River Hotel, c. 1869 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Scobie Fish & Oyster Company - 1885 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Titusville Veteran's Memorial Fishing Pier (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hernandez Trail (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of First Church (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Titusville.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 19 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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