Honoring Nicholas Longworth Dillard
(1906 - 1969)
At age 27 convinced the Caswell County School Board to recognize Caswell County Training School as the first high school for African Americans
1932 - 1969: Principal of CCTS / Caswell County High School
1935: North Carolina accredited one school in Caswell County, CCTS
1951: Assisted in designing the largest building in the county, the new 3-story CCTS
1968 - 1969: Helped in the full desegregation of the county's public schools
Erected 2016 by CCHS Class of 1966, supported by classes 1934 - 1969, organizations, citizens, and friends.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
Location. 36° 24.209′ N, 79° 20.171′ W. Marker is in Yanceyville, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (County Road 1163) and Court Square, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Main St, Yanceyville NC 27379, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 22 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on April 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.