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Winston-Salem in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Carver High School

 
 
Carver High School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, February 17, 2012
1. Carver High School Marker
Inscription.  Since 1936, Carver High School has been a source of pride, accomplishment and enthusiasm for Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. It was the first high school to serve African-American students outside the Winston-Salem city limits, who otherwise would have had to pay tuition to attend Atkins High School. The school opened near the present site in 1936, with Edward Everette Hill as principal. By the end of the 1967-1937 school year, it was named in honor of George Washington Carver. The first class of 18 students graduated in May 1939. During the 1940s, enrollment was high, and a larger facility was soon needed. Carver Consolidated School, a modern, well-equipped building served all twelve grades, was constructed in 1951. The school became Carver High School in 1971.
 
Erected 2010 by Winston-Salem Historic Marker Program.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1939.
 
Location. 36° 8.066′ N, 80° 12.523′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth
Carver High School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, February 17, 2012
2. Carver High School Marker
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County. Marker is at the intersection of Carver School Road and Branch Drive, on the right when traveling north on Carver School Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winston Salem NC 27105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ogburn Station (approx. 1.3 miles away); George Black House and Brickyard (approx. 1½ miles away); Fourteenth Street School (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fourteenth Street Elementary School (approx. 1.7 miles away); (Former) Atkins High School (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lowman Pauling & The "5" Royales (approx. 1.9 miles away); Reynoldstown Historic District (approx. 2.3 miles away); Odd Fellows Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Atkins High School
 
Carver High School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, February 17, 2012
3. Carver High School Marker
Carver High School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, February 17, 2012
4. Carver High School Marker
Carver High School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, February 17, 2012
5. Carver High School
Carver High School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, February 17, 2012
6. Carver High School Marker
Carver High School sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, February 17, 2012
7. Carver High School sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 744 times since then and 100 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 17, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022