Abilene in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Abilene African-American Schools
1923 – Macedonia Baptist Church hosted the first graduation ceremony.
1938 – Abilene Colored High School accredited.
1952-1969 – Elementary, junior and senior high school classes held at Carter G. Woodson Schools.
Dedicated February 26, 1984
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. A significant historical date for this entry is February 26, 1984.
Location. 32° 27.411′ N, 99° 43.613′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Texas, in Taylor County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of N. 8th Street and Treadaway Boulevard (Business U.S. 83), on the left when traveling west. Marker is located near Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 541 N 8th St, Abilene TX 79601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mount Zion Baptist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Macedonia Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); Abilene Negro High School (about 700 feet away); James Winford Hunt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Claiborne Walker Merchant (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Middlebrook Willis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. William & Beatrice Butler House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mexican-American / Americanization School (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 25, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.