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LaGrange in Troup County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

East Depot High School

 
 
East Depot High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 18, 2010
1. East Depot High School Marker
Inscription. East Depot High School, constructed in 1923, began in 1866 as LaGrange Academy. East Depot provided education for African-Americans in LaGrange. The school produced many outstanding alumni with careers in education, business, law, medicine, religion, science, the arts, government and the Armed Forces. EDHS closed in 1970 when it merged into LaGrange High School. Graduates will always remember their pride in "The Wolverines" and the dedicated service of the educators.
 
Erected 1997 by Alumni of East Depot High School, Troup County Historical Society, and the Historic Chattahoochee Commission.
 
Location. 33° 2.131′ N, 85° 1.132′ W. Marker is in LaGrange, Georgia, in Troup County. Marker is on Daniel Street 0 miles north of East Depot Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lagrange GA 30241, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lynching in America / Raising a Voice Against Racial Violence (approx. 0.3 miles away); Horace King Bridge Builder (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lafayette (approx. mile away); Troup County (approx. 0.8 miles
East Depot High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 18, 2010
2. East Depot High School Marker
away); The Nancy Harts (approx. 0.8 miles away); George Michael Troup (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fuller Earle Callaway, Sr. (approx. 0.8 miles away); Troup County Academy (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LaGrange.
 
Regarding East Depot High School. The marker stands on the grounds of what is now the Bradfield Center.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
East Depot High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 18, 2010
3. East Depot High School Marker
Looking north on Daniel Street, with the site of East Depot High School on the right
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,141 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 3, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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