Appomattox in Appomattox County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail
— Appomattox, Virginia - Appomattox County —
The curriculum consisted of a strongly liberal arts core of trigonometry, math, English, biology, typing, French, and history, as well as a vocal curriculum that included home economics for girls and bricklaying, carpentry, and machine shop for boys. The school name changed again in 1970 to the Appomattox Intermediate School, when the county's schools were integrated. Later, consolidation made it the Appomattox Elementary School, where it housed grades 3-6.
Erected by Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail®. (Marker Number 2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail series list.
Location. 37° 21.622′ N, 78° 49.741′ W. Marker is in Appomattox, Virginia, in Appomattox County. Marker is on Confederate Boulevard (U.S. 460), on the right when traveling west. Located in front of the Carver-Price School building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Appomattox VA 24522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winonah Camp / Mozella Price Home (here, next to this marker); Appomattox County Units (approx. 0.3 miles away); Appomattox County Eternal Flame (approx. 0.3 miles away); Appomattox Court House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Custer's Third Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Walker's Last Stand (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Artillery Position (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Appomattox Station (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Appomattox.
More about this marker. On the upper right of the marker is a photo of the school, captioned, Used for educational purposes until 2002, the original building was expanded several times after this early photograph was taken. Below that photo is a photo of the vocational building, captioned, The vocational building was constructed around 1948, with bathrooms added a year later. On the left is a portrait of Mozella Jordan Price. On the lower right is a map of south-central Virginia showing other schools highlighted on the Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail.
Also see . . . Carver-Price School. From the Virginia African-American Heritage website. (Submitted on April 21, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 827 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 21, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.