Susie E. Allen Elementary School
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 32° 28.504 W 085° 00.481
16S E 687192 N 3594842
Quick Description: Located on 11th Avenue north of 15th Street, Phenix City
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 5/18/2021 10:26:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM148Q6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 1

Long Description:
In 1953 the Phenix City Elementary School for Negroes was constructed during the tenure of L.P. Stough, Phenix City School Superintendent. It was built to accommodate 488 students with 13 classrooms, a multi-purpose room, clinic, library, cafeteria and storage rooms. Miss Susie E. Allen served as principal of the school from 1934 until her death on August 3, 1961. On December 7, 1961 the Phenix City Board of Education voted to change the name to Susie E. Allen Elementary School. A dedication service was held at the school on November 11, 1962 to honor Miss Allen for her outstanding service to the community, nearby cities and the State of Alabama.
Marker Name: Susie E. Allen Elementary School

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Note the school was demolished and the Susie E. Allen Health Center has been built in its place.

Date Dedicated / Placed: 1998

Marker Number: Not listed

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