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

Mary E. Graham High School

 
 
Mary E. Graham High School Marker image. Click for full size.
June 28, 2019
1. Mary E. Graham High School Marker
Inscription.  
On this site stood the former Grant Parish Training School. Established in 1937, it served as the high school for the African-American population. In 1954 Grant Parish Training School became Mary E. Graham High School. Many young men and women passed through the portals of this institution. It will exist forever in their hearts and minds.
 
Erected by Mary E. Graham Alumni Association & Grant Arts Council.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation.
 
Location. 31° 31.491′ N, 92° 42.231′ W. Marker is in Colfax, Louisiana, in Grant Parish. Marker is on Graham Street west of Ash Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colfax LA 71417, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grant Parish and Town of Colfax (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Famous Burning Well of Colfax (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle of Calhoun's Landing (approx. 1.2 miles away); Village of Dry Prong (approx. 11 miles
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June 28, 2019
2. Mary E. Graham High School Marker
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away); Prospect School (approx. 12.4 miles away); Verda (approx. 12.7 miles away); Montgomery, Louisiana (approx. 14.8 miles away); LTV Aerospace Vought A-7D Corsair II (approx. 17.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colfax.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2019.

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