Abilene in Taylor County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Abilene African-American Schools
1923 – Macedonia Baptist Church hosted the first graduation ceremony.
1938 – Abilene Colored High School accredited.
1952-1969 – Elementary, junior and senior high school classes held at Carter G. Woodson Schools.
Dedicated February 26, 1984
Location. 32° 27.411′ N, 99° 43.613′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Texas, in Taylor County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of N. 8th Street and Treadaway Boulevard (Business U.S. 83), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located near the north entrance to the G.V. Daniels Recreation Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 541 N. 8th St, Abilene TX 79601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mount Zion Baptist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Macedonia Baptist Church Abilene Negro High School (about 700 feet away); James Winford Hunt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Claiborne Walker Merchant (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Middlebrook Willis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. William & Beatrice Butler House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mexican-American / Americanization School (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abilene.
Categories. • African Americans • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 25, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.