Colfax in Grant Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Mary E. Graham High School
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.
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 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grant Parish and Town of Colfax (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colfax Riot (approx. 0.8 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 away); Prospect School Verda (approx. 12.7 miles away); Montgomery, Louisiana (approx. 14.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colfax.
Categories. • African Americans • Education •
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2019.