Burlington in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Est. 1915 - 16
One Room School House
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1915.
Location. 36° 10.798′ N, 79° 22.794′ W. Marker is in Burlington, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is on NC Highway 62 North, 0.2 miles south of Louis Graham Road (SR 1757) when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Burlington NC 27215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Ridge Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pleasant Grove High School (approx. 2.9 miles away); Glencoe Mill Village (approx. 3.6 miles away); Glencoe - The School (approx. 3.7 miles away); Glencoe - The Marshall Family House Site (approx. 3.7 miles away); Glencoe - Two-Story Workers' Houses (approx. 3.8 miles away); Lodge Hall and Barber Shop (approx. 3.8 miles away); Churches (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
Regarding McCray School. In her book "Black Heritage Sites",
The little schoolhouse was renovated from 1990 to 1992, complete with a working outhouse.
The site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, added in 1986. Tours are available by appointment, through the Alamance-Burlington Schools.
Additional keywords. Carolina Mill, Union Ridge
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,270 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 25, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.