Reidsville in Rockingham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Booker T. Washington High School
1922 – 1951
The school was built to serve African-American students of Reidsville, NC and Rockingham County. The graduates of this great institution have made contributions to society in a variety of vocations and professions.
The outstanding teachers and staff members of the school were served by the following principals:
Mr. J.A. McRae; Dr. S.E. Duncan; Mr. H.M. Holmes; and Mr. H.K. Griggs.
The original building was located 617 ft. north of this historical marker.
Location. 36° 21.845′ N, 79° 39.919′ W. Marker is in Reidsville, North Carolina, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of N Scales Street and Sprinkle Street, on the right when traveling south on N Scales Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reidsville NC 27320, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Piedmont Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Governor Reid House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wright Tavern (approx. 6.3 miles away); Wentworth and the War (approx. 6.4 miles away); Wentworth Methodist Church (approx. 6.7 miles away); a different marker also Wentworth Methodist Church (approx. 6.7 miles away); Lower Saura Town (approx. 7.7 miles away); Dan River (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reidsville.
Categories. • African Americans • Education •
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