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Decatur County Training School Crowder High School 1925-1965

 
 
Decatur County Training School Crowder High School 1925-1965 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Austin
1. Decatur County Training School Crowder High School 1925-1965 Marker
Inscription.  
Members and friends of the DCTS-CHS Alumni Association dedicate this monument to the memory of the faculty and students who attended this great institution.

The Faculty
Mr. David C. Crowder, Founder and Principal

Mr. James Ashworth
Ms. Bates
Dr. Curry Porter Boyd
Mr. F.L. Buck, Principal
Mr. J.S. Crumm
Mrs. F.G. Craig
Mr. Holard (Jim) Crowder
Ms. Suzanne Dellor
Mr. S.F. Dobbins, Principal
Ms. Mary L. Fairbanks
Mrs. Clara Hardin
Mrs. Mary Randolph Hardy
Ms. Velma Hall
Mr. James Jackson
Mrs. Nancy Russel Lodel
Mr. William Longder

Ms. Mabel McKay
Ms. Lorraine May
Ms. Ethel Mae Meek
Mrs. Geneva Menzles
Ms. Carolyn Masgray
Mrs. Pauline Phelps
Ms. Rogers
Mr. Henry Sanders, Jr.
Mr. Samuel Scott
Mr. Alvin H. Sharpe
Mr. Robert Smith
Ms. Silvia Dargey Soweil
Ms. Jewel Strong
Mr. James E. Tate
Mrs. Novella Tate
Mrs. Wade
Mr. Watson

Dear old DCTS-CHS to you we'll all be true, may come for knowledge… for
Decatur County Training School Crowder High School 1925-1965 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Austin
2. Decatur County Training School Crowder High School 1925-1965 Marker
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service, because you were the best. Dear old Decatur-Crowder I'm in love with you!

"It seems to me that education has a two-fold function, to perform in the life of man and in society: the one is utility and the other is culturic. Education must enable a man to become more efficient, to achieve with increasing facility the legitimate goals of his life."
Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.
 
Erected 2002 by DCTS-CTS Alumni Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
 
Location. 35° 34.769′ N, 88° 7.647′ W. Marker is in Decaturville, Tennessee, in Decatur County. Marker is on Lewis Street just east of Crawder Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 516 S West St, Decaturville TN 38329, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Decatur County Veterans Monument (approx. half a mile away); Brownsport Furnace (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Revolutionary War Veterans Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Divided Loyalties (approx. 4.3 miles away); The "Pea Vine" A Ghost Railroad / Parsons A Railroad Town (approx.
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4.8 miles away); Perryville First County Seat of Perry County (approx. 5½ miles away); Mills Darden (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decaturville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2020. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2020, by David Austin of Scotts Hill, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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