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Sebree in Webster County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sebree Colored School

 
 
Sebree Colored School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
1. Sebree Colored School Marker
Inscription. Under Pres. Roosevelt’s New Deal, $6500 was allocated to the WPA to build a new schoolhouse. It was completed in June 1938. Ten years later, building was deeded to the American Legion. Post was named Austin Collins in honor of a local boy who died at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, on the USS Arizona.
Sponsored by the American Legion Post 243

 
Erected 2008 by the Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2270.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 36.621′ N, 87° 31.708′ W. Marker is in Sebree, Kentucky, in Webster County. Marker is on U.S. 41, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 271 U.S. Highway. 41 North, Sebree KY 42455, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Bethel Gresham (approx. 4.7 miles away); Partisan Rangers (approx. 13.6 miles away); Hanson (approx. 13.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Explore Kentucky History article about the school. (Submitted on September 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Former Sebree Colored School image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
2. Former Sebree Colored School

 
Categories. EducationWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
View of marker looking south on U.S. 41 image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2015
3. View of marker looking south on U.S. 41
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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