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Near Prattville in Autauga County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mount Sinai Rosenwald School

Autauga County

 
 
Mount Sinai Rosenwald School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2020
1. Mount Sinai Rosenwald School Marker
Inscription.  In 1919, Anthony Townsend donated 5 acres of land for this school. In 1913, Julius Rosenwald, CEO of Sears & Roebuck, and Booker T. Washington established the Rosenwald School program to improve the quality of public education for African American children. The program built 389 schools in Alabama. Mount Sinai closed in 1967 after School integration and the Mount Sinai Community Association bought the building. Mount Sinai is the last known standing Rosenwald School in Autauga County.

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places on November 29, 2001

 
Erected 2019 by the Mount Sinai Community Center.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the Rosenwald Schools 🎓 series list.
 
Location. 32° 33.015′ N, 86° 32.733′ W. Marker is near Prattville, Alabama, in Autauga County. Marker is on County Road 57 just north of County Road 6, on the right when traveling north
Mount Sinai Rosenwald School and marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2020
2. Mount Sinai Rosenwald School and marker.
. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1820 Co Rd 57, Prattville AL 36067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Kingston Historical Cemetery (approx. 3˝ miles away); Autauga County World War II Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away); Autauga County Viet Nam Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away); Autauga County Korean War Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away); A County Older Than the State, Autauga County (approx. 7.3 miles away); Pratt Homesite (approx. 7.3 miles away); Old Autauga County Courthouse (approx. 7.4 miles away); Daniel Pratt Cemetery / George Cooke (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prattville.
 
Also see . . .  Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage Nomination Form (.pdf). Includes some history, floor plans and B&W copied photos. (Submitted on October 25, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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