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Fort Bragg in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Ft. Bragg School Integration

Ft. Bragg School Integration Marker image. Click for full size.
February 8, 2019
1. Ft. Bragg School Integration Marker
Inscription.  In 1951 superintendant Mildred Poole integrated Riley School 1 mi. S.W. three years before U.S. Supreme Court mandate.
Erected 2018 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number I 94.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsEducation. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1951.
Location. 35° 9.172′ N, 78° 58.175′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Bragg Boulevard and Randolph Street, on the right when traveling south on Bragg Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bragg NC 28307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Bragg (here, next to this marker); Braxton Bragg (a few steps from this marker); Bastogne Gables (approx. 1.1 miles away); Iron Mike (approx. 1.3 miles away); DC-3/C-47 "Skytrain"
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); Airlifter's Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); Pope Airmen Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); C-119 "Packet" (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bragg.
Additional keywords. desegregation
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2019. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 55 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 26, 2019. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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