Bricks in Edgecombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1979 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number E-90.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
Location. 36° 8.706′ N, 77° 41.604′ W. Marker is in Bricks, North Carolina, in Edgecombe County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 301 and Bricks Lane, on the right on U.S. 301. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whitakers NC 27891, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry B. Bradford (approx. 2.4 miles away); James E. O'Hara (approx. 2.6 miles away); John Branch (approx. 3 miles away); "Enfield Riot" (approx. 3.4 miles away); Eden Church (approx. 6.4 miles Bartholomew F. Moore (approx. 6.8 miles away); Cornwallis (approx. 8˝ miles away); North Carolina Wesleyan College (approx. 9.7 miles away).
Regarding Brick School. “The school was made possible by the gifts of Mrs. Julia Elma Brewster of Brooklyn, N.Y.” —1916 bulletin of the Bureau of Education, U.S. Department of the Interior, entitled “Negro Education”
Also see . . . North Carolina Postcards. Five campus views, including Beard Hall, Benedict Hall, others. (Submitted on February 18, 2009.)
Additional keywords. Joseph Keasbey Brick Agricultural, Industrial, and Normal School; J. K. Brick School
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,477 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 18, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.