James Smallwood Schoolhouse - York, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 39° 57.443 W 076° 43.780
18S E 352260 N 4424459
Although the school is gone, this historical marker was erected in 2002 to remember and celebrate national struggle for equal education, regardless of race.
Waymark Code: WMGWCF
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 04/15/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
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The Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program is well-known for calling attention to historic sites of Civil Rights import. The marker reads:

Built in 1892, this school was part of a movement to create schools for the education of black students by black teachers, and is representative of the national struggle for equal education, regardless of race. Named in memory of James Smallwood, elected teacher of the city's first "colored school" in 1871.

Civil Right Type: Race (includes U.S. Civil Rights movement)

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