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New Brockton in Coffee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Arwood School Site

 
 
Arwood School Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, April 19, 2016
1. Arwood School Site Marker
Inscription. Established here about 1871 and served as educational, cultural, religious and social center of this community until consolidation in 1934. School land was donated by George and Georgie Arwood. Early teachers included W.E. Andrews, Mrs. M.E. Fleming and Alvin Martin. Some pioneer families of the community were: Allen, Arwood, Barefoot, Bloodsworth, Burkett, Dawkins, Fleming, Flowers, Harper, Helms, Kelley, Lightener, Mixson, Nicholson, O’Neal, Rodgers, Russell, Simons, Story, Trawick, Whittington, Weekes.
 
Erected by Arwood Students and Their Friends.
 
Location. 31° 24.848′ N, 85° 57.568′ W. Marker is in New Brockton, Alabama, in Coffee County. Marker is on County Route 248 1.2 miles north of Alabama Route 12, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Brockton AL 36351, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clintonville Academy (approx. 3.9 miles away); City of Elba (approx. 6.2 miles away); Historic Court Square (approx. 6.3 miles away); Folsom Birthplace (approx. 6.3 miles away); Folsom Estate
Arwood School Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, April 19, 2016
2. Arwood School Site Marker
(approx. 6.3 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 6.4 miles away); Wellborn (approx. 6.7 miles away); Enterprise Academy (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2016, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2016, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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