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Lebanon in Wilson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wilson County Training School

 
 
Wilson County Training School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 4, 2020
1. Wilson County Training School Marker
Inscription.  Wilson County Training School for African-American students operated on this site from 1923 to 1969. The Rosenwald buildings included a 1923 elementary school and a 1928 high school. In the 1950s the high school was replaced and the elementary school was remodeled. The last high school class graduated in 1969, and the building was demolished in 2000. The elementary school is now the Market Street Community Center.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 215.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the Rosenwald Schools, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists.
 
Location. 36° 12.509′ N, 86° 17.087′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Tennessee, in Wilson County. Marker is at the intersection of East Market Street and Ward Street, on the right when traveling west on East Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 East Market Street, Lebanon TN 37087, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Wilson County Training School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 4, 2020
2. Wilson County Training School Marker
of this marker. Pickett Chapel / Civil Rights (approx. ¼ mile away); Lebanon Post Office (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Veterans and Robert H. Hatton Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lebanon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Lebanon (approx. 0.4 miles away); History of the Logs Used in this Cabin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Neddy Jacobs Cabin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wilson County Courthouses (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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