Burrell-Slater High School, Florence, Alabama, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cgeek
N 34° 47.766 W 087° 40.972
16S E 437532 N 3850644
Quick Description: Site of the former Burrell-Slater High School in Florence, Alabama.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 5/4/2008 7:42:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM3QEC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 36

Long Description:
This school, named for Burrell Academy, formerly in Selma, Alabama, was given to Florence by the American Missionary Association. In 1903, Burrell Normal School opened and served African-American students in grades 1-12. In 1937, the Florence City Board of Education assumed its operation and changed the name to Burrell High School. In 1951, it was moved to the Slater Elementary School building on South Court Street and its name was changed to Burrell-Slater High School. That building burned in 1958. In 1960, the present building opened on this site and served students until it closed because of integration in 1969.
Address:
West College Street
Florence, AL USA
35630


Web Site: Not listed

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