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Lebanon in Marion County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rosenwald School

 
 
Rosenwald School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. Rosenwald School Marker
Inscription. This Rosenwald School (1931-1961) is one of 158 schools built in Ky., 1917-1932. The building projects were initiated by the African American community and funded with aid of Julius Rosenwald and philanthropists to provide quality education to the African American community. This effort educated over 500,000 students in the South.
 
Erected 2000 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2048.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Rosenwald Schools marker series.
 
Location. 37° 34.237′ N, 85° 15.017′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Kentucky, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and South Harrison Street, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon KY 40033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Dr. Ben Spalding on July 5, 1863 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Knott of Lebanon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Maxwell House was Set on Fire by Morgan's Troops July 5th, 1863 (approx.
Rosenwald School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
2. Rosenwald School Marker
0.2 miles away); Eminent Theologian (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Kobert Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. mile away); Major General George H. Thomas at Lebanon, Kentucky (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Rosenwald School Program. (Submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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