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Bethania in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cedar Grove School

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
1. Cedar Grove School Marker
Inscription.  One room school that was used to educate African American children from approximately 1915 to the late 1940s. Grades 1 through 7 were all taught in one room with as many as 50 children and "one small library of 20 books over in the corner". First teacher was J.L. Lash who was licensed by Israel Butner, first superintendent of Forsyth County schools. Abraham Speas also taught at Cedar Grove.
 
Location. 36° 11.03′ N, 80° 19.94′ W. Marker is in Bethania, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of Bethania Rural Hall Road and Walker Road, on the right when traveling north on Bethania Rural Hall Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bethania NC 27010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Great Wagon Road (approx. mile away); Wolff-Moser House (approx. half a mile away); Bethania (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Bethania (approx. half a mile away); Alpha Chapel (approx. half a mile away); Lord Cornwallis (approx. half a mile away);
Cedar Grove School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
2. Cedar Grove School Marker
Stoneman's Raid (approx. half a mile away); Plank Road (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethania.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Cedar Grove School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
3. Cedar Grove School Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 554 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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