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William H. Spencer High School - Columbus, Georgia
N 32° 27.696 W 084° 58.780
16S E 689885 N 3593399
Quick Description: This Marker stand on the east side 10th Avenue just north of 8th Street in Columbus, Georgia
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/4/2008 7:34:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM4W1M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
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Long Description:
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William H. Spencer High School

On this site, on November 29, 1930, the first local high school for colored students opened. The school was the result of a grant from the Rosenwald Foundation and was named in honor of William Henry Spencer, Supervisor of the Colored Schools in Muscogee County from 1912-1925. The first principal was Professor F. R. Lampkin, who also served as Supervisor of Colored Schools in Muscogee County from 1930-1945. The teaching staff consisted of 15 members. T. Hicks Fort was President of the President of the Board of Education.

Erected by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Muscogee County School District - 1990

The school this marker commemorates no longer stands...A trucking company now occupies this spot.
Type of Marker: Highway

Date: 1990

Sponsor: Historic Chattahoochee Commission and The Muscogee County School District 1

Marker #: Not listed

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