Cherryville in Gaston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
John F Black School House
This simple schoolhouse, built in 1898, is typical of small schools built in the turn of the century. Was built on land belonging to John F. Black and served until 1912 when a larger school replaced it.
Location. 35° 22.732′ N, 81° 22.669′ W. Marker is in Cherryville, North Carolina, in Gaston County. Marker can be reached from South Jacob Street south of East Main Street (North Carolina Highway 279), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 142 S Jacob St, Cherryville NC 28021, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Federal Bonded Liquor Warehouse (a few steps from this marker); Orignal City Hall (a few steps from this marker); Smoke House (within shouting distance of this marker); City Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherryville Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Noah Benjamin Kendrick House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fallston Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.9 miles away); Connie M. Guion (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cherryville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.