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Prospect in Grant Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Prospect School

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September 28, 2018
1. Prospect School Marker
Inscription.  Prospect School had its beginning in the late 1800s, having its first class at Prospect Baptist Church, which was across the road from where the first building was built. In the late 1920s or early 1930s, the first building was destroyed by a storm and school was once again conducted at Prospect Baptist Church until a new building could be built. 1st through 6th grades were taught in both buildings. The school was closed at the end of school year May 1946, when all the small grammar schools in the state were closed and merged with other elementary and high schools.
Erected by New Prospect Baptist Church, Colfax Banking Company, Grant Arts Council, and REP. Terry Brown.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1946.
Location. 31° 27.788′ N, 92° 30.404′ W. Marker is in Prospect, Louisiana, in Grant Parish. Marker is on Prospect Road near Prospect Church Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bentley LA 71407, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pollock School
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September 28, 2018
2. Prospect School Marker
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(approx. 6.9 miles away); Oction House (approx. 7.1 miles away); Town of Pollock (approx. 7.1 miles away); Tioga Sawmill Commissary (approx. 7.2 miles away); Welcome to Pollock (approx. 7.3 miles away); Village of Dry Prong (approx. 8 miles away); Early Leadership (approx. 8.3 miles away); The Seminary Building (approx. 8.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2018.

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