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Creswell in Washington County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cherry Colored School

circa 1920's

 

(A Rosenwald School)

 
Cherry Colored School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Cherry Colored School Marker
Inscription. Conceived in the 1900's by black educator Booker T. Washington and his Tuskegee staff. The Rosenwald program represented a massive effort to improve black rural schooling in the South through public-private partnership. Rosenwald schools were also in Plymouth & Roper.
 
Erected 1999 by Washington Co. Bicentennial Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Rosenwald Schools marker series.
 
Location. 35° 51.021′ N, 76° 25.277′ W. Marker is in Creswell, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is on Cherry Road 0.1 miles south of Ambrose Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Creswell NC 27928, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherry (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Concord Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cool Spring (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Davenport Home (approx. 2.1 miles away); Davenport Homestead (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lake Company (approx. 2.3 miles away); James Johnston Pettigrew (approx. 2.3 miles away); Somerset Place (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Creswell.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Cherry Colored School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. Cherry Colored School Marker
Cherry Colored School image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
3. Cherry Colored School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 339 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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