Georgetown in Sussex County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
William C. Jason Comprehensive High School
First African-American Secondary School In Sussex County
Erected by The Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number S 80.)
Location. 38° 41.892′ N, 75° 24.362′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Delaware, in Sussex County. Marker is on Seashore Highway (State Road 18), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located west of the U.S. 113 intersection, at the Delaware Technical and Community College campus. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown DE 19947, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Delaware Technical and Community College (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgetown Presbyterian Church (approx. one mile away); Georgetown Train Station Wesley United Methodist (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Judges (approx. 1.2 miles away); George Alfred Townsend Birthplace (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sussex County Courthouse (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sussex County Korean War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
Also see . . .
1. Communication Departmentís Newswriting II students at Delaware Tech- William C. Jason. Jasonís life is a monument to his two great passions: education and religion. His many achievements, at a time when opportunities for African-Americans were few and far between, speak of his commitment to both. (Submitted on November 23, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Delaware State University; William C. Jason Biography. (Submitted on November 23, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • African Americans • Education •
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